A full field gun crew numbers 1 to 6 plus ammo boxes
The 2lb anti tank gun was the standard anti tank weapon in British service during the first half of the war. They were in short supply in France 1940 so were supplemented with French produced 25mm anti tank guns during the battle of France.
The 6lb anti tank gun was the standard infantry anti tank weapon . A support platoon of 6 guns was attached to each Battalion. These guns were towed into action by Loyd carriers and in Normandy they were issued with special Sabot ammunition capable of pen.
The 17lb anti tank gun was a formidable weapon in prepared defence as could be seen when German Panzer Divisions went over to the offensive in the Normandy campaign. The gun was capable of destroying heavy German armour at combat ranges and its low profile.
The 25lb gun howitzer Mk2, served in British Field artillery regiments from late 1940 to about 1943. The gun had a high rate of fire and a useful range which arguably made it the most successful field piece of WW2 . The carriage was mounted for firing ..
The 18/25lb gun mounted on the Mk IVP box carriage . This gun was an adaptation of a 18lb field gun, the barrel was rebored to accept the new 25lb ammunition and it was mounted on a carriage fitted with pneumatic tyres suitable.
The ubiquitous Quad was the Standard Field artillery tractor of the British Army serving throughout the war on all fronts from France to Hamburg. This is the Mk 2 tractor with the metal roof towing the earlier. 25lb Mk2 without a muzzle brake used up until 1943. Does not include crew.
Two field gun limbers with doors open