Canon de 75 modèle 1912 Schneider

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Canon de 75mm Modele 1912
Warsaw Canon de 75 modele 1912 Schneider 1.JPG
Canon de 75 Modèle 1912 on exhibit at the Polish Army Museum in Warsaw
Type Regimental artillery field gun
Place of origin France
Service history
Used by France, Serbia, Poland

World War I

Polish-Bolshevik War
Weight 965 kg (2,127 lbs)
Crew 6

Shell high-explosive, shrapnel
Caliber 75 mm (2.95 in)
Carriage horse-drawn
Rate of fire 12–15/min
Effective firing range 9,500 m (10,389 yds)

The Canon de 75 modele 1912 Schneider was a French World War I piece of 75 mm artillery, designed and manufactured by Schneider et Cie in Le Creusot. It entered service with the French horse-mounted artillery in 1912 and a number were sold to the army of Serbia. Until the end of the war, all guns in French service were replaced with the more successful and standardised Canon de 75 modèle 1897. The remaining guns were then sold to Poland, where they were used in the Polish-Bolshevik War.

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