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120 mm Krupp howitzer M1905

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Type  Howitzer
Used by  Turkey Japan
Designed  1905
Place of origin  German Empire
Designer  Krupp
120 mm Krupp howitzer M1905
Wars  Russo-Japanese War, World War I

The 120 mm Krupp howitzer M1905 was a howitzer used by Turkey, Japan and a few smaller armies including during World War I. After Turkey's entrance into World War I in 1914 on the side of the Central Powers, it realized that it needed to modernize its artillery. The Model 1905 was a "stock gun" from Krupp that could be supplied to customers from parts on hand, on short notice and with minor alterations to suit the customers' needs. The Model 1905 was a conventional artillery piece for its time, except for a lack of a gun shield for the crew. The lack of a gun shield was not a major liability, as most artillery quickly moved into concealed positions after the first few months of war.


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