The War Illustrated No 177 Vol 7 March 31st 1944

Unusual Weapons inAction on Italian Fronts LONG TOMS w e reused by British troops for the first time against C hie ti, south of Pescara, on the 8th Army front they are American ISS-m m .guns firing a 95-1b. shell, and the gunners ram ­ming the big pro je c tile home into the breech (above) are units of a heavy artillery battery b.Other a tte rie sin the same regiment still use British artillery .GERMAN SECRET WEAPON that did not prove effective is this radio con trolled miniature tank (ce n tre ,right), packed with high explosive and used against o u rAn zio beach­head positions on Feb. 19,1944 our gunners knocked out i4. Ready to fire on the Nazis a t St. Angelo, on the main 5th Army front, arc these camouflaged 75-m m .guns (bottom ),mo u n ted on half-tracks a h a lf-tra c k vehicle is one which ,unlike a tank orb re n -carrier, has front wheels of normal motor car pattern free from tracks. Piiolos, British ami U.S. Official, Topical FAGE 676
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