Swiss artillery in WW2

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 19 Feb 2015 12:34

Hi all,

Can somebody identify the gun of this Swiss turret ??

Image posted here http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 0&start=45 by forttravel member

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by ROLAND1369 » 19 Feb 2015 16:21

For my money this is one of the French Schneider Company designed but swiss produced 105 mm turrets emplaced in the vicinity of Sargen in Switzerland. I dont have the Swiss designation.

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 20 Feb 2015 11:17

Thank you for your reply, ROLAND1369

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by ludvig » 23 Feb 2015 19:34

Hello Sturm78 ,
10,5 cm Panzerturmkanone 39 L52

22 x gun turrets built during WW 2 in the Artilleriewerke in the
Sargans , Gothard and Saint Maurice fortress areas .

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/10,5-cm-Turmkanone

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Feb 2015 23:02

Thank you very much for your help, ludvig. :)

I am looking for any wartime image of the 12cm Minenwerfer 41 swiss mortar. Somebody ??

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 04 Mar 2015 16:11

Nobody ??

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 12 Jun 2016 16:58

Hi all,

Can somebody identify the artillery piece behind the tractor ??

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 15 Jun 2016 11:45

Nobody for my last image ??

Well, here an image form Ebay. First, I thought an 15cm Bofors (W+B) M1942 howitzer modernized qirh a new muzzle break but...now I am not sure
The top of the equilibrators not match and the barrel seems longer.... :?

The image is dated in 1946.

When the 15cm M1942 Swiss howitzers were modernized with muzzle breaks ??
I think that these howitzers were modernized later with new wheels

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by peeved » 15 Jun 2016 17:10

FWIW those equilibrators I've only seen on solid rubber tyred pieces:
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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 16 Jun 2016 08:51

Markus wrote
FWIW those equilibrators I've only seen on solid rubber tyred pieces
Thanks for your image, Markus.

I think that, at first, 15cm M1942 Swiss howitzers did not have muzzle breaks
After, the howitzers were modernized with muzzle breaks (when ?? ) and finally, were modernized again with new pneumatic wheels.

Does somebody have any image of the 15cm M1942 howitzer without muzzle break ??

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by peeved » 16 Jun 2016 20:13

Never seen a photo with no muzzle brake. According to http://www.kleinluetzelbunker.ch/downlo ... _AGLAT.pdf in the mid-50's the howitzers received air chamber tyres and air brakes but no mention is made of a muzzle brake retrofit there.

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 09 Feb 2017 17:29

Hi all,

An image of an 10.5cm sch Hb 42 (Bofors) howitzer. I am not sure if wartime or postwar image....

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Jan 2018 22:02

Hi all,

An 24mm Tb.41 AT gun. Any aditional image will be welcome...
Is this the same gun of the LTH light tank ??

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by Sturm78 » 20 May 2019 14:51

Hi all,

I am not sure if an 10.5cm Bofors Kan 35 gun or an 15cm Bofors M42 howitzer....
Any aditional WW2 wartime image will be welcome

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Re: Swiss artillery in WW2

Post by ludvig » 02 Jun 2019 13:28

Halo Sturm 78 ,
Somwhat late , but
# 22 12 Jun 2016 10,5 cm Haubitze 42 L 22 notice the curved Abweiser

# 23 15 Jun 2016 15 cm Haubitze 42 L 28 always with a muzzelbrake

# 27 09 Feb 2017 10,5 cm Haibitze 1942 L 22 received pheumatic tyres late 1950 s

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