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Cambrai is leading for the tank conflict which came about in 1917. even though at the beginning profitable it quickly grew to become disastrous, and, as on different events during the conflict, the realm replaced arms time and again. Illustrated with then and now images, this booklet unravels the heritage of the world for these both vacationing or exploring it from their armchairs.

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Library of Congress) 46 Heavy and siege brigades Prior to World War I, the heavy and siege batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery were sometimes formed into heavy and siege brigades. Like field artillery brigades, these units had both a tactical function (directing the fire of assigned batteries) and an administrative one (linking assigned batteries to higher echelons of command). To those ends, heavy and siege brigades had headquarters that were very much like those of field artillery brigades.

Consisting of a headquarters, two or three batteries and the ammunition columns belonging to those batteries, these siege and heavy brigades tended to First Army Heavy Artillery Group, November 191 5 26 2B ~~~~ 30th Siege Battery (fOUf Bin. howitzers) ffff 29th Siege Battery (fOUf 6in. guns) 48 ~~~~ 33th Siege Battery (fOUf Bin. 2in. howitzers) Note: The FirstArmy HeavyArtillery Group also included an armoured train with two Bin. guns. When armed with relatively light weapons (such as 6in. howitzers), siege batteries were usually employed as complete units.

2in. howitzers) 8 Note: Because the Third Army was geographically separated from the rest of the Expeditionary Force, its heavy artillery group was also provided with elements that would otherwise have been assigned to a heavy artillery reserve group. These were the 50th Siege Battery (four 6in. guns), one 12in. 2in. gun and one 15 in howitzer. In April 1916, the Expeditionary Force solved its part of this dilemma by converting all of its 'brigades, Royal Garrison Artillery' into 'heavy artillery groups'.

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