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Old August 8, 2010, 01:43 PM   #38
Mike Irwin
Join Date: April 13, 2000
Location: Northern Virginia
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"or else the field guns were maybe used to a far greater degree in large battles than anywhere else"

I would suspect that most of the artillery would have been kept with the largest parts of the army, but still, those numbers just sound so small...

Especially when you consider that during WW II Watervliet Arsenal in New York was producing nearly that many 105s a MONTH. Of course the nature of artillery had changed dramatically in the ensuing 80 years, but still...
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