Artillery Brigades

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3rd Shock Army - Campaign History
... and 257th Rifle Divisions, 20th, 27th, 31st, 42nd, 45th and 54th Independent Rifle Brigades, and a number of artillery and other units. 9th Tank Corps (23rd, 95th, 108th tank and 8th motor-rifle brigades) (attached from front headquarters) 12th Guards Rifle Corps (23rd Guards, 52nd Guards, 33rd Rifle Divisions) 79th Rifle Corps (150th, 171st ...
Nigerian Army
... Second World War, British-trained Nigerian troops saw action with the 1st (West Africa) Infantry Brigade, the 81st and the 82nd (West Africa) Divisions which fought in ... in the South-West, which includes 32 Artillery Brigade at Abeokuta). 2nd Division also possibly includes 4 Brigade at Benin City, with 19 Battalion at Okitipupa and 195 Battalion at Agenebode ...
Ordnance QF 18 Pounder - Combat Use - World War I
... Throughout World War I, the 18-pounder was operated by the Royal Field Artillery as the standard field gun ... Some Royal Horse Artillery batteries were also re-equipped with it as their 13 pounders proved unsuited to the prevalent trench warfare ... Canadian infantry divisions were equipped with three field artillery brigades each with three batteries of six 18-pounders (for a total of 54 per division), and ...
Artillery Brigade
... An artillery brigade is a specialised form of military brigade dedicated to providing artillery support ... Other brigades might have an artillery component, but an artillery brigade is a brigade dedicated to artillery and relying on other units for infantry support, especially when attacking ... Initially, a brigade was normally formed for either offence or defence, but in the 20th century, as warfare became generally more mobile and fixed fortifications became less useful, artillery brigades were formed ...

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    Another success is the post-office, with its educating energy augmented by cheapness and guarded by a certain religious sentiment in mankind; so that the power of a wafer or a drop of wax or gluten to guard a letter, as it flies over sea over land and comes to its address as if a battalion of artillery brought it, I look upon as a fine meter of civilization.
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