Saint-Chamond 220mm howitzer on tractor

Numéro de notice

6683

Durée

00:40:37

Année de production

1918

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Résumé

The Saint-Chamond company presents to the High Commission of Inventions its 220 mm gun on its continuous track chassis towed by a caterpillar tractor. This lead vehicle produces the electric current necessary to propel the gun chassis with a built-in power generator. Vehicles are tested on rough terrain to resemble battlefield conditions, and then several shots are fired.

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