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The mortar has proved to be the most influential and widely used infantry aid guns of the 20 th century. through the process international conflict II many various types of this weapon have been utilized by the six major armies of the conflict: Britain, the us, the Soviet Union, Germany Italy and Japan. even if the concept that of the mortar used to be related all through those armies, calibres and utilization diversified greatly, established upon tactical use and terrain. This identify covers all versions from the British 3-in.-equipped 'Heavy Weapon Companies', via to the Soviet12cm mortars, which have been included into the Tank Corps for the storming of Berlin in 1945.

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