Muleteers and cannoneers rolled in one


Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Muleteers and cannoneers rolled in one, the men of Battery C, 26th Battalion, Field Artillery Replacement Training Center, consider the most impossible terrain part of the day’s work. With their guns and auxiliary equipment slung on the backs of army mules, they break through thick forests, ford streams, and scale mountain ranges. Their job is to go where mechanized and horse-drawn artillery can’t go.

1 negative ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller.
Created: c. 1941 – 1942
Lib. of Congress—Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Collection

This image cropped and digitally enhanced, 01/02/06 © MpG
Public domain digital file from original slide available at

Post from one of my abandoned blogs – North Farnham Freeholder – recovered from Internet Archive WayBackMachine 2/28/2011 – page

america, american history, military, mountains, photography, vintage photos

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