Canada and the First World War

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18-pounder Artillery Shell
The 18-pounder field gun was the standard field artillery piece of all Commonwealth armies during the First World War. The shell weighed about 8 kilograms (18.5 pounds) and had a maximum range of 8,500 metres. They could be filled with high explosive, shrapnel, poison gas, incendiary, or smoke.

Artillery Shell
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