"Black Dragon"
Italian Success

Army Ordnance officers credited the “devstating fire power and incredible accuracy” of the 240mm. Black Dragon howitzer a decisive role in the Italian Campaign.

The 25 ton guns arrived in large numbers for the big push in Italy which began on May 11th with a monster barrage from 2,308 guns in Casssino Valley.

(Army Times)

Copyright 2001 by Gary Butler