The photos below were of the actual
engagements on the battlefield.
According to Jake everyone had their
own job to do, such as communications,
gunner, loading the shell then charge,
closing the breech, and firing.

As the shells were well over 100 lbs it actually
took two men to lift and load the gun.

(There was also the little job of putting
the siting markers up range, in the line
of fire so the gunner could find his distance.)

It got very hot, filled the air with greese and gun powder, and was very, very loud.

Battery 'A' 776FA

Resong's Section

Humphrey's Firing Order

GERMANY1 | GERMANY2 | GERMANY3 | GERMANY4 | GERMANY5
POSTWAR1 | POSTWAR2 | POSTWAR3 | MEMENTOS


MACHADO | JOHNS | HUMPREY | FIEDLER

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Aaron Machado
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