German WWII Era Wehrmacht Howitzer Used By #Syrian Rebels On The Battlefield In Idlib

Posted: June 8, 2015 in War

Video footage surfaced showing Syrian rebels using a German World War II – Era Wehrmacht Howitzer on the battlefield in Idlib. The howitzer appears to be a 10.5 cm leFH 18, a 105 mm light howitzer that entered service with Nazi Germany’s armed forces in 1935. The Syrian Army was known to operate limited numbers of the 10,5 cm leFH 18M howitzer, as well as the 7,5cm PaK 40 anti-tank gun. It is likely that the howitzer shown was captured from a Syrian Army base or museum.

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