Aberdeen US Army Ordinance Museum - Museum Indoor Exhibits / 20 WWI French Field Gun 75mm
Bill Maloney
7/11/2007

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20 WWI French Field Gun 75mm

20 French WWI Field Gun 75mm

French WWI 75mm Field Gun

Ford M1917 WWI Tank
Another WWI French 75mm Field Gun can be found at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY

Caliber: 75mm
Action: Breech Loader, hydro pneumatic recoil mechanism
Muzzle Velocity: 1,600fps
Range: 9,300 yards shell, 5,000 yards shrapnel
Weight of Round - 13lbs High Explosive, shrapnel, anti tank
Maximum Powder Charge:
Barrel Length: 106 inches
Weight Towed: 3,400lbs
Year Built: 1897