Collections and Fonds – 3194349

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  • Record Information – Brief
    Title:
    Trench mortar referred to as "minenwerfers" used by the German armies in the Canal du Nord during the Canadian advance east of Arras.
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Accession number:
    1964-114 NPC
    Type of material:
    Photographs
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item number:
    3194349
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    Context of this record:
  • Date(s):
    October, 1918.
    Bilingual equivalent:
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    Place:
    Arras (France):
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    1 photograph
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    This photo depicts captured German trench mortars. The smaller mortar in the foreground is a light minenwerfer, while behind it is a medium minenwerfer. These weapons were used in the traditional sense, as mortars, but could also propel gas charges and could fire on a flat tragectory for anti-tank purposes.
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    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Government
    Other system control no.:
    DAPDCAP326032
  • Conditions of access:
    Box
    1964-114
    Copy negative
    1964-114 NPC
    Terms of use:
    Credit: William Rider-Rider / Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-003200
    Restrictions on use: Nil
    Copyright: Expired

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