WWII Tidbits: The Mortar Men


“All the mortar men had to do was work out his load (his charge) to reach so many meters away – his height, his deflection – and they could drop them (the Germans were very good with mortars) and they within the first round, they could be dropping mortar round straight on the people’s specific positions – they spent months working it out.”

-British Tour Guide:Normandy, France

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The Nazi-German soldiers occupying France utilized mortars and cannons strategically placed across the country to decimate Allied Forces.


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Posted on 06/27/2011, in Photography, Post-A-Day {2011}, Technology, Uncategorized, World Travel, World War II Tidbits and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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