The open breach of a 240mm howitzer with the US XIII Corps Field Artillery near Alsdorf, Germany during the advance on the Ruhr, 10 Jan 1945.

Caption   The open breach of a 240mm howitzer with the US XIII Corps Field Artillery near Alsdorf, Germany during the advance on the Ruhr, 10 Jan 1945. ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 10 Jan 1945
Photos at Same Place Alsdorf, Aachen, Germany
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
14 Nov 2015 11:47:49 PM

Capt BM Tench of XIII Corps Artillery from Gainesville, Florida (right) points out the features of the artillery piece to observers from the 410th Bomb Group, S/Sgt John Gilbons of Scranton, Pennsylvania and Flight Officer Mike Skedzelewski of Camden, New Jersey

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Lat/Long 50.8735, 6.1539
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