15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Manuferey » 27 Oct 2012 18:48

jopaerya wrote:I know for sure the 14, 16 and 17 L.W. Felddiv.
had the 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)
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According to Zetterling, 16 LFD did not have any 15.5 cm howitzers in June 44 but instead 12.2 cm howitzers.
And according to the discussion we had here:
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 0&t=160070
and the Gliederung of May 44, 17 LFD did not have 15.5 cm howitzers either in May-June 44. :?
Do you know when 16 and 17 LFD could have had 15.5 cm howitzers in their armament?

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by jopaerya » 28 Oct 2012 09:35

Hi Emmanuel

Both documents of the Art Reg are from 1943, information on the 14 L.F.D. is not from me
16 L.F.D. = 01-04-1943
17 L.F.D. = 28-07-1943
As you know the type of guns changed a lot in artillery regiment during the war

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Manuferey » 28 Oct 2012 13:24

Thank you, Jos. Very interesting.

The Gliederung of the 18 LFD dated May 1944 indicates "schwere ex-French howitzers" in its artillery regiment and therefore, could be 15,5 cm sFH414(f). I don't know if the 18 LFD had these same howitzers prior to November 1943 while still part of the LW.

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by jopaerya » 29 Oct 2012 16:49

Hello Emmanuel

Yes the 18 L.F.D. had in 1943 and 1944 the 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414(f) , special is that some
IV and III Art Reg that were equipt with 8.8 cm Flak and 2 cm Flak were renamed in 10-1943.
Here some examples of the new numbers of the L.F.D. in the Atlantikwall

14 L.F.D. renamed in I./Flak Regiment (mot) 15
16 L.F.D. renamed in I./Flak Regiment (mot) 53
17 L.F.D. renamed in I./Flak Regiment (mot) 20
18 L.F.D. renamed in II./Flak Regiment (mot) 52
19 L.F.D. renamed in I./Flak Regiment (mot) 35

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Manuferey » 29 Oct 2012 21:59

Thanks, Jos.

So the Luftwaffe kept the Flak units of the LFD and ceded the rest to the Heer.

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Sturm78 » 24 Sep 2013 11:06

Hi all,

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by ain92 » 26 Sep 2013 11:46

Here's aт interesting photo from an expired eBay auction. I have several questions about it:
  • Where can I read about types of pneumatic wheels?
  • The gun on the left is Canon de 75 modèle 1897 modifié 1938, isn't it?
  • What's the model of caisson?
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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by David W » 13 Oct 2013 18:49

Does anyone have any informatio on the type of ammunition the Germans used for this gun in1941/2?

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Urmel » 14 Oct 2013 07:21

It would have been whatever the French supplied them with. I'd guess HE. You can look up what the British used for it, should be the same.
The enemy had superiority in numbers, his tanks were more heavily armoured, they had larger calibre guns with nearly twice the effective range of ours, and their telescopes were superior. 5 RTR 19/11/41

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by David W » 15 Oct 2013 00:04

OK, so no specially modified ammo then.

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Oct 2013 11:30

Hi all,

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Sturm78 » 15 Jan 2014 17:02

Hi all,

An image from EBay of an 15.5cm sFH 414f howitzer in coastal position under a metal structure with camo net

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Manuferey » 15 Jan 2014 23:02

Can someone read the writing on the board? Is it in French or German?

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by Sturm78 » 21 Mar 2014 10:16

Hi all,

A 15.5cm sFH414f howitzer in German use in Finnland:

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Re: 15.5 cm s.F.H. 414 (f)

Post by schwarzermai » 21 Mar 2014 11:27

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

A 15.5cm sFH414f howitzer in German use in Finnland:

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Hello Sturm, i think these are finnish uniforms no germans....

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