From 1850 onwards these highly mobile batteries based on mule transport & “screw-guns” that broke down into portable components that could be off-loaded & into action in seconds, were utilised in every North West Frontier campaign & overseas in The Great War (Gallipoli, German East Africa, Persia & Mesopotamia.) & World War II (Ethiopia, Malaya & Burma).
HISTORY OF THE INDIAN MOUNTAIN ARTILLERY
A first class history, covering the entire period from inception in 1840 through to post World War II operations in Indochina. Many officers, and some other ranks are mentioned in the text.