Ordnance QF 25 pounder
25 pounder field gun of the 2/3 Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery being
emplaced at Boram Strip near Wewak, New Guinea, June 1945.
Photo by NJRZA
Display of 25 pdr shells and cases. Left to
right: Smoke (Modern, NATO standard colour "eau de nil"),
Armour-piercing, HE (RDX/TNT), HE (Amatol),
Origin: United Kingdom
Wars World War II, Korea and other wars
involving Commonwealth Countries.
Variants: Marks I, II,
III and Short
Calibre 3.45 in (87.6