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  • He then led his men in an assault on German trenches that ended with the destruction of four 105-mm howitzers and a 50-man platoon defending them.

    D-Day Paratrooper Was Immortalized in 'Band of Brothers'

  • The mine-fashioned from a 105-mm howitzer shell, which can disable a tank-blew Puller in half, destroying his legs just below the hips and most of both hands.

    Death of a 'Fortunate Son'

  • Knockout punch: Last comes the second wave of LCAC (landing craft, air cushion) hovercraft, as well as other landing craft, bringing in additional troops and the Marines 'M-1A1 tanks and heralding the second wave of helicopters, ferrying 105-mm and 198-mm howitzers.

    To The Shores Of Kuwait

  • It was followed by a second blast at the Taliban a few moments later, the boom of the 105-mm cannon echoing off the rocks...

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • It's said that Leslie is no fan of the mobile gun system my emphasis - MC — an armoured vehicle equipped with a 105-mm gun that critics say would leave troops vulnerable to attack.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • It was remarkable how nature so quickly covered things; 105-mm. and 155-mm. guns, vehicles, trails, and roads were rendered invisible by the growth of brush and foliage.

    Sasaki

  • But the Chinese had not used the Russian-designed 115-mm gun, opting instead for the 105-mm rifled gun sold to them by Israel Defense Industries, known to America as the M-68.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • Lange found dead in an apparent suicide last month, included discussion by the two German companies of projects to harden the barrel of the 105-mm gun and a plan to develop the RPG-7.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • FA support normally provided to light infantry divisions includes the 105-mm howitzer.

    FM 7-98 Chapter 7 - Combat Support

  • The mobility of the 105-mm direct support artillery battalion is one of its major characteristics.

    FM 90-4 Chapter 5

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