Description:Taken at the school on 9 March 1916, this film shows in detail the firing procedures for the 6-inch 26cwt howitzer, the 8-inch Mk VI howitzer and the 9.2-inch Mk I howitzer with the new Type 106 graze fuse (not shown). It shows the effects of the fall of shot, giving the distance and line of camera to the point of impact with the direction of wind for each firing. In each case the result is a surface burst.
Demonstration firings of 6-inch, 8-inch and 9.2-inch howitzers with the new Type 106 fuse at Chapperton Down near Aldershot, spring 1916.
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / British Army, Royal Artillery, RGA & Chapperton Down Artillery School / weapons, British - gun: 6-inch 26cwt howitzer / weapons, British - gun: 8-inch howitzer / weapons, British - gun: 9.2-inch howitzer / training, British military - weapons: howitzer / 31/3(41) / GB, England & Aldershot, Hants / Instruction