HISTORICAL MINIATURES BY GEORGE GRASSE
WORLD WAR 1 ARTILLERY

 

FRENCH CANON DE 155mm C Schneider Modele 1917

by George Grasse

 

BLITZ BL2007 1:35 SCALE RESIN KIT OF THE FRENCH CANON DE 155mm C SCHNEIDER  MODELE 1917

 

Blitz BL2007 Canon de 155mm C Schneider Modele 1917
This image is taken directly from the box art.  Note the four different model versions of this cannon some of which (or even all) are in or out of production from Blitz.  

 

French Canon de 155mm C Schneider Modele 1917
This image is taken from Les Canons de la Victoire 1914-1918, Tome 1, L'Artillerie de Campagne, by Pierre Touzin and Francois Vauvillier, Histoire & Collections, Paris, 2009, page 59.  The letter 'C' in the designation stands for 'court' in French  or 'short' for short barrel in English.  

 

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REFERENCES:

Hogg, Ian V.  Allied Artillery of World War One.  Ramsbury, UK:  The Crowwood Press, Ltd., 1998.

Touzin, Pierre, and Francois Vauvillier.  Les Canons de la Victoire 1914-1918, Tome 1: L'Artillerie de Campagne.  Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2009.

 

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