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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 10 Feb 2018 20:15

Hi all,

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 13 Mar 2018 21:52

Hi all,

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 10 Jun 2018 11:05

Hi all,

Any idea about this ?

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 05 Dec 2018 22:26

Nobody for the last image ?

Well, here another image from Ebay. Any idea ? I guess air drop supply containers but I am not sure...

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 14 Jun 2019 14:47

Hi all,

Is this a Versorgungsbomben container ??
It seems shorter than ususal.... See pag.2 images of this thread

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 03 Dec 2019 22:04

Hi all,

Versorgungsbomben container or mine ??

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Re: Bombs??

Post by dreamk » 05 Dec 2019 09:30

Indeed, prossibly supply container, though this is originally a LMA III mine. Both LMA (British denomination "type GD") and LMB ("Type GC")mines were used as air dropped supplies containers, the place of the explosive being taken by the supplies.
Here's a photo of an open LMA transformed in supplies container, dropped at Stalingrad:
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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 07 Sep 2020 20:49

Hi all,

Which is the correct designation for these containers : Abwurfbehälter, Waffenbehälter, ....? :?

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 14 Jan 2021 15:36

Hi all,

Does somebody know the reason why some of these fuel tanks have a more pointed nose than de others ?
300L or 900L ?


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Re: Bombs??

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 14 Jan 2021 16:13

I don’t think it’s the nose but tails.
Further more I think the are all the same, just some have an extra bit attached and some don’t. Though no idea why.

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 16 Jan 2021 14:05

Hi Walled ,

Thanks for your naser. They are 300L or 900L tanks ?

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 06 Feb 2021 13:12

Hi all,

Air dropped containers

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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Mar 2021 22:00

Hi all,

Versorgungsbehälter air dropped container or aerial mine ? :?

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Re: Bombs??

Post by tigre » 15 Jul 2021 14:36

Hello to all :D; more.........................

Airdrop supply.

Transport organizations could carry out the following missions: troop transport, air supply and air transport (within their own controlled territory). Within air supply, a particular form was to launch supplies into containers (with or without a parachute) as an exceptional and transitory measure for a limited duration. This measure was carried out when there was no adequate terrain or airfield within the area of ​​operations (at the beginning of an airborne operation or to supply an encircled force).

Some disadvantages that arose in this type of operation:

- High consumption of containers, parachutes and packaging means.
- Great time consuming when packing supplies in containers.
- Unfavorable relationship between the weight of supplies and container space.
- Inability to pack irregularly shaped items.
- Reduction of transport capacity due to the extra weight of containers, parachutes, etc.
- Consumption of time and complexity in loading containers.
- Uncertain capacity in the recovery of containers, parachutes, etc.
- Impossibility of evacuating personnel and / or material on return flights.

Sources: 167. German Air Force Airlift Operations, by Fritz Morzik, edited by Edward P. Kennedy (1961). Numbered USAF Studies
https://www.afhra.af.mil/Information/St ... s-151-200/
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Re: Bombs??

Post by Sturm78 » 06 Sep 2021 22:45

Hi all,

Any idea about this ? :?

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