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[ hˈa͡ʊɪtsəz], [ hˈa‍ʊɪtsəz], [ h_ˈaʊ_ɪ_t_s_ə_z]

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Howitzers are artillery pieces that are used primarily for indirect fire, meaning that they fire shells and bombs at targets that are out of the direct line of sight of the gun crew. The first howitzers were developed in the late 1500s, and they were used throughout the world during the first half of the 1800s. By World War I, howitzers were in general use by both sides in Europe, and they remained an important part of armies throughout the remainder of World War II. Howitzers are still used by modern militaries around the world.

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