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Finnish Artillery Group (Winter) (FSO112)

Rising Sun (FW304) Finnish Artillery Group (Winter) (FSO112)
includes one Command Rifle team, one Observer team, one Staff team, four sets of Artillery crew, one Small three-hole base, one Small two-hole base & one Medium four-hole base.

Finnish artillery is well-trained, although equipped with a motley collection of older guns. The most common is the Russian 76mm field gun, the 76 K/02.

The Finns had 190 76 K/02 guns that were either captured or bought between 1918 and 1931. The Finns also used 75mm guns borrowed from Sweden for the Winter War, the 75 K/02. These had a similar performance to the 76 K/02.

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While the field batteries were mostly made up of a few types of guns, the heavy artillery had a wide variety of guns and howitzers from all over Europe. The Finns used French 105 K/13 (105mm L mle 1913 S) guns and 152 H/17 (155mm C mle 1917 S) howitzers, British 114 H/18 (OQF 4.5”) howitzers, and Imperial Russian 122 H/09 howitzers.

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Finnish Artillery Group (Winter) (FSO112)

Last Updated On Thursday, April 10, 2014 by Blake at Battlefront