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Schneider 105, 1919/24 mountain gun at Hellenic (Greek) War Museum, Athens, Greece

Canon Court de 105M(montagne) modele 1919 Schneider
Type Mountain gun
Place of origin  France
Service history
Used by  France
 Nazi Germany
Kingdom of Italy
 Greece
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Wars World War II
Production history
Manufacturer Schneider et Cie
Produced 1919
Specifications
Weight 750 kg (1,653 lbs)

Shell 12 kg (26.45 lbs)
Caliber 105 mm (4.1 in)
Breech horizontal sliding block
Carriage split trail
Elevation 0° to 40°
Traverse
Muzzle velocity 350 m/s (1,184 ft/s)
Effective range 7,850 m (8,585 yds)

Schneider 105, 1919/24 mountain gun template at Hellenic (Greek) War Museum, Athens, Greece

The Canon Court de 105 M(montagne) modèle 1919 Schneider (105 mm mle.19) was a French mountain gun intended to be used in conjunction with the 75 mm mle.19. The mle.19 was manufactured by Schneider. For transport, this gun could be broken down into 8 sections; the barrel could be dismantled into 2 sections. These were also used by Yugoslavia and Germany (the latter referring to them as 10.5 cm le.GebH 322(f) and 10.5 cm le.GebH 329(j)). The crew was protected by an armoured shield. This gun was used also by the Hellenic (Greek) Army in Ipirus (Pindos mountains) in the Greek-Italian war from October 1940 - Spring 1941 .It was used in conjunction with the 75 mm mle.19 of 7,5 cm caliber as they called it. A variant was later made, this being the Canon Court de 105 M(montagne) modèle 1928 Schneider, which the Germans referred to as a 10.5 cm le.GebH 323(f).

Survivors

At least one example is exhibited in Hellenic War Museum in Athens, Greece

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