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The convoy included more than 40 tankers and trucks--19 of those were each towing a 122mm howitzer.Thousands of Putin’s Troops Now in Ukraine, Analysts Say|Shane Harris|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a decades-old howitzer Burns called a “multi-ton behemoth” and the atomic shell had a range of only ten miles.
McCain said that ISIS held American-made Howitzer cannons had come within range of Erbil, where U.S. personnel reside.After Underestimating ISIS, Obama Scrambles for Plan to Defeat Them|Josh Rogin|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
ISIS forces had come so close to Erbil that the city was in range of the Howitzer artillery cannons that ISIS possesses.McCain Calls Obama's 'Pinprick' Iraq Strikes 'Meaningless' and 'Almost Worse Than Nothing'|Josh Rogin|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These include, among other things, some 1,500 Humvees and 52 Howitzer artillery guns, which have a range of up to 20 miles.
The Turkish trenches are deep and narrow, and only effective weapon for dealing with them is the howitzer.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The bag was then rammed down upon the powder, and the howitzer pointed.
"A few discharges from the howitzer might stir them up," suggested Wade.
"It would not be a bad plan to get up our howitzer, and rig a carriage for it," said Wade.
An entire company of infantry in wagons, with a mountain howitzer and several rounds of grapeshot, was hastened to their relief.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce