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British artillery battery on Mount Scopus in the Battle of Jerusalem 1917.

British artillery battery on Mount Scopus in the Battle of Jerusalem 1917.

Battery of British Royal Field Artillary 18 pounder field guns moving up

Battery of British Royal Field Artillary 18 pounder field guns moving up

A 13-pound quick firing gun belonging to the Royal Horse Artillery. British gunner had to fire point blank into attacking German infantry after it broke through the I Corps line on November 11, 1914.

A 13-pound quick firing gun belonging to the Royal Horse Artillery. British gunner had to fire point blank into attacking German infantry after it broke through the I Corps line on November 11, 1914.

British Howitzer by  Unknown Artist

British Howitzer by Unknown Artist

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 2844)   British 12-inch howitzer with shells. Near Arras, 11 September 1917.

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 2844) British 12-inch howitzer with shells. Near Arras, 11 September 1917.

MIKAN 3194211: Horse line, 7th Battery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.

MIKAN 3194211: Horse line, 7th Battery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.

9.2 howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery in action in Somme, 1916.

9.2 howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery in action in Somme, 1916.

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 2233)   Moving an 8 inch Mark V Howitzer into a new position during an advance; Decordel, 26 May 1917.

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 2233) Moving an 8 inch Mark V Howitzer into a new position during an advance; Decordel, 26 May 1917.

A howitzer, fondly known as 'Granny', being set up. The gun is surrounded by soldiers, most of whom appear to be involved in the preparation...

A howitzer, fondly known as 'Granny', being set up. The gun is surrounded by soldiers, most of whom appear to be involved in the preparation...

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 4412)   British gunners getting a 220mm French howitzer into position. Carnoy Valley, end of July or August 1916.

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 4412) British gunners getting a 220mm French howitzer into position. Carnoy Valley, end of July or August 1916.