medium artillery


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medium artillery

[′mē·dē·əm är′til·ə·rē]
(ordnance)
Artillery which includes guns of caliber greater than 105 millimeters but less than 155 millimeters, and howitzers of caliber greater than 105 millimeters but not greater than 155 millimeters.
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6, which then fired medium artillery shots toward a nearby area of the eastern Mediterranean.
In 1941, while in Regina, he joined the army and served in the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals attached to a medium artillery regiment; he saw action in France, Belgium, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Germany.
There was an increase in the militia to 45,000, a provision for small numbers of anti- aircraft guns (a new field for the RAA) medium artillery and tanks.

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