Mortar Battery

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Fort Banks Mortar Battery
... Fort Banks Mortar Battery is a historic mortar battery on Kennedy Drive in Winthrop, Massachusetts that was part of the old Fort Banks ... of which had four 12 inch (300mm) diameter mortars which could throw an 800 pound (350 kg) shell 9 miles (14 km) to sea ... Because a mortar throws a shell in a very high arc, they could be mounted in pits, invisible to the ship which was the target, and therefore very hard for an attacker to silence ...
Battle Of The Imjin River - Aftermath - Awards and Citations - Unit Citations
... Regiment, together with C Troop, 170 Heavy Mortar Battery, Royal Artillery The 3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, (Battle of Kapyong 22–25 April 1951) ... Unit Citation to the Glosters, together with C Troop 170 Heavy Mortar Battery, which had given invaluable support throughout the battle ... The 1ST BATTALION GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT, BRITISH ARMY and TROOP C, 170TH INDEPENDENT MORTAR BATTERY, ROYAL ARTILLERY, attached, are cited for exceptionally outstanding performance of duty and ...

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