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by kg4kpg
Tue May 18, 2010 12:21 pm
Forum: Units Deployed to Desert Shield/Storm
Topic: B Btry, 2BN, 18FA
Replies: 2
Views: 2049

B Btry, 2BN, 18FA

Looked through all the post and didn't see my unit. We were out of Ft. Sill, part of 212th Bde. M110, 8" howitzer. As far as I know these were the last engagements of the M110. Fired several missions over the 4 day ground war, Jalibah Air Base was one I remember, plus some direct fire against T-72 t...
by kg4kpg
Tue May 18, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: Desert Shield/Storm Pictures
Topic: Direct fire
Replies: 7
Views: 6153

Re: Direct fire

8" in direct fire ... that will shake some stuff up. My last deployment escorting convoys was awesome but will never compare to firing 8" artillery. A note on the above pic, we had a HEMMT for ammo parked along-side to use the crane. It had to be pulled back far to protect the windshield from blast...
by kg4kpg
Mon May 17, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Desert Shield/Storm Pictures
Topic: Direct fire
Replies: 7
Views: 6153

Re: Direct fire

I think I have a few good ones but they will have to be scanned. This has always been my favorite.
by kg4kpg
Sun May 16, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: Desert Shield/Storm Pictures
Topic: Direct fire
Replies: 7
Views: 6153

Direct fire

I forget what day I took this, second or third day, but this is an element of Battery B, 2 BN, 18 FA direct firing on T-72 tanks 2000 meters out front. We were moving northeast toward Basrah. ~Chris
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