By Dale Clarke
In 1914 the artillery of Britain's 'Field military' encompassed these guns judged to have adequate mobility to maintain with troops within the box. This e-book describes all significant versions, from the 60-pdr weapons of the heavy box batteries, perched a bit of uncomfortably at the cusp among box artillery and siege artillery, to the 2.75in. weapons of the mountain batteries, nearly toy-like compared. among those extremes lay the majority of the artillery of the sphere military: the 13-pdr weapons of the Royal Horse Artillery, and the 18-pdr weapons and 4.5in. howitzers of the Royal box Artillery batteries.
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Whitefields Tabernacle Site 4. New Cavandish Street 5. All Souls Church 6. BBC Building 7. Ambulance Station 39 8. 43 / 47 York Terrace 9. St Marylebone Church 10. Madame Tussauds A wartime sketch of the Tottenham Court Road Station flood defences and info kiosk On exiting at street level turn right into Oxford Street and head west. Whilst we do not follow this famous street as far as Oxford Circus, it is worth pausing to consider its experiences during the war. Following the route of the old Roman road via Trinobantina, it remains Europe’s busiest and most densely populated shopping street with almost 550 stores.
Casualties that night were particularly high with 631 Londoner’s losing their lives. A number of incidents were reported in this area and the photographs show a comparison of the building in South Row before the raid and just before their demolition. South Row before the war After a short stroll along their frontage we turn right into Pond Road. The first imposing building on the left is Paragon House; it was severely damaged on the night of 16 April 1941. This date saw another major raid on the capital.
Then came the sound of something clattering down the roof of a building in the direction of Broadcasting House. I looked up thinking it might be incendiaries, but this was not so. We slowly walked round to the entrance of Broadcasting House . . I remained outside talking to two policeman; their names were Vaughan and Clarke. A saloon car was parked alongside the curb some distance round from the entrance and I could see the lamp post in the middle of the road opposite the Langham Hotel. The policeman had their backs to this so did not observe what followed.
British Artillery 1914-19: Field Army Artillery by Dale Clarke