Id. heavy artillery ammunition

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 02 May 2018 08:53

Thanks for your answer, fert.

Is the G-530 the shell placed in vertical and are the F-542 the shells placed in horizontal ??
According to Wikipedia, G-530 was a anti-concrete shell and F-542 was a HE shell

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by fert » 02 May 2018 09:07

Yes, correct!
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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 13 May 2018 18:48

Hi all,

Not German ammo but... :roll: Any idea about this Swedish artillery shell ?

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Zünder » 13 May 2018 19:31

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

Not German ammo but... :roll: Any idea about this Swedish artillery shell ?

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looks like a german 8,8 cm Pzgr.Patr. to me, for Flak 18.

Zünder,

www.wk2ammo.com

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Grzesio » 14 May 2018 12:11

looks like a german 8,8 cm Pzgr.Patr. to me, for Flak 18.
Even the "Digl. R.P.-8-(4..." can be read on the case. :)

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 14 May 2018 19:26

Zünder wrote
looks like a german 8,8 cm Pzgr.Patr. to me, for Flak 18.
Ummhhh...I am not expert on ammunition but....
Sweden did not use the 8.8cm Flak gun so, What could be the reason for all this German ammunition in the hands of the Swedes? :?

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by al'saad » 20 May 2018 18:28

I roughly compared 88mm to case length and it seams to be 571mm like 8,8 PzGr. case, so this definitely is 88 round. One possible explanation is that this ammo was Swedish produced for Germany?
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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 03 Jun 2018 17:15

Hi all,

Some images from Ebay:

Image 1: I am not sure. boxes for 155mm Schneider Mle 1917 gun propellant bags ??
Image 2: Any idea ??
Image 3: 220mm shells for Schneider Mle 1916 howitzer.

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by M19 MADMAL » 03 Jun 2018 18:10

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

Some images from Ebay:

Image 1: I am not sure. boxes for 155mm Schneider Mle 1917 gun propellant bags ??

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Hi Sturm,

These containers were also used for the 10,5 cm K 332 (f) and the 15,5 cm K 418 (f).

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 04 Jun 2018 20:31

Thanks, Malcolm

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Janef » 05 Jun 2018 07:32

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

Not German ammo but... :roll: Any idea about this Swedish artillery shell ?

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As confirmed i later postings - a German 8,8 round.
I can offer one plausible explanation. Swedish custom officer controlling transport from Germany for Norway shipped on train via Sweden. The German transit through Sweden was quite extensive at times - even the 28 cm and 24 cm Railwayguns for Norway, as well as late war transfer from Narvik to Southern Norway of the 24 cm, went through Sweden.

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 05 Jun 2018 20:17

JEF wrote
As confirmed i later postings - a German 8,8 round.
I can offer one plausible explanation. Swedish custom officer controlling transport from Germany for Norway shipped on train via Sweden. The German transit through Sweden was quite extensive at times - even the 28 cm and 24 cm Railwayguns for Norway, as well as late war transfer from Narvik to Southern Norway of the 24 cm, went through Sweden.
I did not know that the Swedes allowed the transit of troops and / or German war material for their territory during the war ... 8O

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 06 Jun 2018 21:34

Hi all,

Two images from Ebay:

Image 1: 10cm K18 shell cases
Image 2: 15cm sFH18 ammo. 15cm Gr.19 ??

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by Sturm78 » 10 Jun 2018 12:19

Hi all

Any idea about this ?

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Re: Id. heavy artillery ammunition

Post by ROLAND1369 » 10 Jun 2018 13:29

I would say these are unfuzed 75 MM m1915 high explosive shells for the 75 MM gun M1897. If true the two black bands represent a reduced propellant charge used to give the gun a more curved trajectory, more suitable for searching fire into trenches and defiladed areas.

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