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Artillery in the First World War: Belgium’s Artillery - Published

Posted by IrishGunner in Artillery in the First World War, 03 September 2014 · 91 views

Artillery in the First World War: Belgium’s Artillery - Published The third article in the series Artillery in the First World War has now been published.
Artillery in the First World War: Belgium’s Artillery and the Battle of Liege, 1914
The Tsar's Cannons , the Russian entry to the series, is still in rough draft and likely will be delayed further.  Summer on the Bay is full of distra...

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