18 Pounder Mark I Field Gun (4/12)

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The 18 Pounder Mark I Field Gun was the standard British artillery gun of World War I, used as a general purpose stench gun. In order to devastate German infantry, it was equipped with shrapnel shells, essentially turning them into giant shotguns. Around three thousand 18 pounds were used in the war, and it is estimated that they collectively fired over a hundred million rounds. 

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