March 1930

The New 75-Mm Pack Howitzer

Volume 15, Issue 1

THE ACCOMPANYING PHOTOGRAPH shows the new 75-mm pack howitzer for which a procurement plan is in effect whereby this type of 75-mm weapon will eventually replace the 75-mm gun in Marine Corps light artillery organizations.

This weapon is considered to be far superior to the 75-mm gun for Marine Corps use. For comparison the characteristics of 75-mm gun Model 1897 (French) and the 75-mm Howitzer Model 1923-E2 Pack are tabulated:

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