The ground shakes as an U. Army Paladin Howitzer fires a gas-propelled round as the unit calibrates the gun at Destiny Range in Mosul, Iraq, Apr. The soldiers are assigned to the Infantry Division's Battalion, Field Artillery, Heavy Brigade Combat Team
the smell that signifies Vietnam Base Camps, diesel fuel, kerosene, and the mix of human waste and paper from the barrels in the Latrine (Porta-Potty to civilians) Yes,,,,I pulled that duty in CuChi.....wg.
The 8 inch mm) Self-Propelled Howitzer was the largest available self-propelled howitzer in the United States Army's inventory. Missions include general support, counter-battery fire, and suppression of enemy air defense systems.