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Topic
  • Ordnance and Weapons
  • Theater of Operations--European
Document Type
  • Historical Summary
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
File Formats
  • PDF (Portable Document Format)
Location of Archival Materials
  • National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Naval Railway Gun


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U.S. Naval Railway Battery Guns were utilized during World War I.  Dispatched to France in 1918, this overview discusses some of the uses during the war, including the last shot, which was fired just before Armistice, November 11, 1918.   

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Published: Mon May 25 12:12:06 EDT 2020