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    US 105mm M314 Ill. question

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    When US illuminating shell 105mm M314 came in service ?

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    Sebastian, The M314 is not listed in the 1944 version of TM 9-1901 Artillery Ammunition, but it is listed in the 1950 version. So it came out after 1944 and before 1950.
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    Thank you.
    Known as T16 at the end of the war
    Last edited by MINENAZ16; 19th May 2019 at 09:06 AM.
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    Do you have a projectile with a date on it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HAZORD View Post
    Do you have a projectile with a date on it?
    No ww2 era date. M314 is shown as ww2 in our school (?!). I assume french used it and made copy in the 50's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MINENAZ16 View Post
    No ww2 era date. M314 is shown as ww2 in our school (?!). I assume french used it and made copy in the 50's.
    I have an M314A1 dated 1954. My limited ( amateur) research shows the M314 was post war, the A1 1950's.

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