Previous to the attack their howitzers had deluged the place with shells.
Only one 6-inch Howitzer Battery (4 howitzers) and one 60-pr.
British guns and howitzers were asked for and were lent at once.
Their five useable 4·5 howitzers had been placed in a perfect how.
Siege artillery included a 5-inch gun, 7-inch howitzers, and mortars.
And then that would be the time they would use the howitzers?
Howitzers were planted so as to rake every street leading to the yard.
The enemy opened the action at long range with rockets and howitzers.
Half a dozen British Howitzers 9.2 inch guns started to reply.
When the howitzers had finished their practice, six rounds were fired from two 40-lb.