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Ehrhardt 7.5 cm Model 1904

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Type  mountain gun
In service  1904–1917
Designer  Rheinmetall
Place of origin  Germany
Wars  World War I
Ehrhardt 7.5 cm Model 1904
Used by  German Empire  South Africa  Portugal

The Ehrhardt 7.5 cm Model 1904 mountain guns were originally issued to the Schutztruppe in German South-West Africa. The gun was also issued to the Portuguese colonial forces in Angola.

Survivors

12 guns are known to have been produced and all 12 still survive in various museums and open air displays around the world.

  • Nr.1 At the South African National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg
  • Nr.2 Outside the Bloemfontein Law Courts
  • Nr.3 At the Koblenz Museum of Military Technology, Germany
  • Nr.4 Outside the Union Buildings, Pretoria
  • Nr.5 At the Transvaal Scottish Regiment, Johannesburg
  • Nr.6 Outside the Union Buildings, Pretoria
  • Nr.7 At the Imperial War Museum, London
  • Nr.8 Bethal Museum
  • Nr.9 Outside the Bloemfontein Law Courts
  • Nr.10 Outside the Union Buildings, Pretoria
  • Nr.11 At Warrior's Gate MOTH Shellhole, Durban
  • Nr.12 In the Ermelo War Memorial
  • References

    Ehrhardt 7.5 cm Model 1904 Wikipedia


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