Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

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Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by jopaerya » 08 Oct 2009 16:07

Hello

Does somebody know if this 7.5 cm flak gun was used by the German armed forces ??

Regards Jos

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by stril » 08 Oct 2009 16:27

Hello Jos
Quite a coincident..
As you know there was some norwegian 7,5 cm flak used in Bergen by the germans.
It was the 7.5 cm L.V.K. L/45 M/16 (n).
Just came across some notes that the german installed some polish 7.5 cm guns(flak) in Bergen at the sites of those norwegian guns(MAA12/504 Sperrbatterie Bergen).
When seeing your photo i wonder if it could be one like this.
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Post by jopaerya » 08 Oct 2009 16:35

Hi Stril

There is no coincident my friend , we are intergalactic connected :D :D :D

Regrads Jos

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Post by stril » 08 Oct 2009 16:52

Hi Stril
There is no coincident my friend , we are intergalactic connected

8-)
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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by jopaerya » 10 Oct 2009 10:21

Hello

Any other input on this quistion ?? :roll:

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by Manuferey » 10 Oct 2009 14:02

Jos,

In the following post you presented a German document listing "beute" guns on the Atlantikwall in France :D . One line mentions "7,5 cm Flak (poln.)" at Le Verdon. There's a good chance it was a wz. 36, don't you think?

http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 0&t=129536

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Post by jopaerya » 10 Oct 2009 14:24

Thanks Emmanuel

The 7.5 cm Flak on that list are the polish 7.5 cm 97 (f) guns in a flak mounting .

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by Manuferey » 11 Oct 2009 00:09

Thanks Jos.

Did the Germans assign a specific (p) beute number or do they use the (f) designation for this 75 mm wz. 97/24 Polish gun?

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by jopaerya » 11 Oct 2009 18:31

Hi Emmanuel

I could not find any information Beutenumber of the 75 mm Wz 36 , according to the
book A.A. guns from Chamberlain adn Gander there were 342 guns produced .

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Post by Njorl » 12 Oct 2009 15:32

jopaerya wrote:I could not find any information Beutenumber of the 75 mm Wz 36 , according to the
book A.A. guns from Chamberlain adn Gander there were 342 guns produced .
This number seems to be some sort of misunderstanding because there were two types of Polish AA guns with wz. 36 designation: 40 mm (made on Bofors license) and 75 mm (Polish construction). The production number of the latter type, along with 75 mm wz. 37 gun (so called half-static version, on two-wheeled chasis, see image) was slightly above 50 pieces. These 75 mm guns are often refered to as 75 mm armata przeciwlotnicza wz. 36/wz. 37 St., where St. is an abbreviation of their maker, ie. Starachowice arms factory.

See this link for more photos. It is interesting, that some pictures placed in this thread suggest, that Germans captured several wz. 37 St. guns after invasion of Soviet Union.

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by jopaerya » 12 Oct 2009 15:57

Hello Njorl

Thanks for sharing that link , very nice picture's of this gun . Also nice to know that there were 2 versions of this gun .
Your conclusion would indicate that the Russians used this gun after the caputulation of Poland .

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by Njorl » 12 Oct 2009 16:23

Well, the Russians captured them for sure, but we need proof they used them.

There were photographs on Odkrywca forum of German soldiers posing before neatly lined vehicles, that turned out to be Polish artillery tractors. The condition of those vehicles suggested that they were standing where Germans captured them for a rather long time. I'd tend to think that in this case it was similar.

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by Sturm78 » 02 Mar 2011 11:48

Hi all,

I found this interesting image on Ebay. Not in german service but...abandoned (and probably captured) gun

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by jopaerya » 01 Oct 2012 17:17

Hello All

Here the one with two wheels ( the half-static version ) .

Photo = Ebay

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Re: Polish 75 mm Wz 36 in German service

Post by peeved » 26 Jan 2013 17:58

The same photo from exp. eBay.de auction http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... 727941649d

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