240 Mm Trench Mortar

The 240 mm Trench Mortar, or Mortier de 240 mm, was a large calibre mortar of World War I. An original French design, it was developed by Batignolles Company of Paris and introduced in 1915.

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240 Mm Trench Mortar - Service - 24 Cm Heavy Fl├╝gelminenwerfer (finned Smoothbore Mortar) Reported in German Use
... brought out in 1916 and looks very much like the French 240.. ... a heavy bomb fitted with four vanes like the French 240 mm bombs ... The specifications appear similar to the early French 240 mm CT quoted above ...

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