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Lord Gort
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Post by Lord Gort » 22 Jul 2003 21:36

Can anyone give me figures on war production of tanks, aircraft and warships etc, throughout the war.




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daveh
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Post by daveh » 23 Jul 2003 13:47

Tanks and SP guns:
1939: 969
1940: 1399
1941: 4841
1942: 8611
1943: 7476
1944: 4600

Artillery including AT and AA

1939:538
1940: 4700
1941: 16700
1942: 43000
1943: 38000
1944: 16000
1945: 5939

mortars 1939-45: 102950

MG 1939-45: 297336

trucks
1939: ?
1940: 89852
1941: 88161
1942: 87499
1943: 113912
1944: 54615
1945: 47174

Aircraat
1939: 7940
1940: 15049
1941: 20094
1942: 23672
1943: 26263
1944: 26461
1945:12070


Warships
1939: 3 cruisers, 22 destroyers, 5 escorts, 7 submarines
1940: 2 carriers, 1 battleship, 7 cruisers 27 destroyers, 109 escorts, 15 submarines
1941: 2 carriers, 2 battleships, 6 cruisers 39 destroyers, 87 escorts, 20 submarines
1942: 2 battleships, 6 cruisers 73 destroyers, 71 escorts, 33 submarines
1943:2 carriers, 0 battleship, 7 cruisers 37 destroyers, 79 escorts, 39 submarines
1944:4 carriers, 0 battleship, 2 cruisers 31 destroyers, 55 escorts, 39 submarines
1945: 4 carriers, 0 battleship, 1 cruisers 13 destroyers, 7 escorts, 14 submarines

summary figures from J Ellis WW2 Databook

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