German artillery of World War Two
German Artillery of World War Two Hogg Complete details of German artillery used in WWII: infantry, mountain, field, heavy field, heavy, railway, anti-aircraft, anti-tank, coastal, and recoilless artillery. Official name and abbreviation, and any code name, is given for every piece, with a summary of its history and career, followed by extensive tables with technical specs, and details of performance, ammunition, projectiles, and propelling charges.
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amatol Ammunition Separate-loading anti-tank gun armour armour-piercing army artillery Aufschlagzunder ballistic cap barrel base fuze Bd Z f bogies brass Breech mechanism breechblock carriage cartridge complete round weight copper driving bands cradle cussion fired Data Calibre Dopp Z S/60 driving band Elevation explosive shell weighing field gun filling Firing standard high fitted Flak 18 Flak 41 fuzed Bd Gerat German Grosse Ladung Gudol high explosive shell hollow charge shell horizontal sliding block howitzer hydropneumatic Identification Number igniter Kanone Krupp Length of bore Length of gun Luftwaffe maxi maximum range mounting mum range muzzle brake Muzzle velocity pattern Penetration percussion fired percussion primer C/12nA Performance Firing standard Primer The percussion projectile weight propelling charge railway gun rear recoil system recoilless gun Rheinmetall Rheinmetall-Borsig Rifling right-hand increasing twist sabot Skoda Sprgr Pair standard high explosive steel Traverse Vorkart weapon Wehrkreis Weight in action wheels