German rocket launchers

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Manuferey » 04 Jul 2016 18:25

A heavy rocket launcher (28/32 cm Wurfkoerper based on the shape) but on an unknown carriage with Russian wheels (similar to the wheels of the 76.2 mm Zis 3 gun - see here http://www.o5m6.de/76mm_ZiS-3.html):

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"The picture from National Socialist reporting shows a Nebelwerfer (lit. smoke mortar, used to fire gas, smoke and high-explosive shells) of the German army firing at the Eastern Front in August 1944. Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archive"
Date taken 3rd August 1944
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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by jopaerya » 05 Jul 2016 08:20

Thanks Emmanuel

Very nice picture . :thumbsup:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Manuferey » 07 Jul 2016 00:59

Loading of a 30 cm rocket (based on the shape - see below) on a new 30 cm NbW42 (this type of launcher entered service in July 1943):
"German Soldiers load a Nebelwerfer Rocket launcher in the summer 1943 on the Eastern Front"
Image ID: G20310
Copyright: © michael cremin / Alamy Stock Photo
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http://c7.alamy.com/comp/G20310/german- ... G20310.jpg

For reference: a 30 cm Wurfkoerper:
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Source: http://www.lonesentry.com/ordnance/30-c ... ocket.html

For comparison: a 28/32 cm Wurfkoerper
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http://www.lonesentry.com/ordnance/tag/ammunition

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by forttravel » 07 Jul 2016 06:57

28/32 cm heavy launcher wooden frames device on sledges.
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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Manuferey » 08 Jul 2016 00:18

Forttravel,

The same picture was posted by Sturm78 on the previous page (Post by Sturm78 » 10 May 2014 06:18). :wink:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 26 Aug 2017 11:29

Hi all,

21cm Nebelwerfer 42:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 28 Aug 2017 18:59

15cm Nebelwefer 41:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by jopaerya » 01 Sep 2017 18:29

Nice wooden frame what could be changed in angle , Regards Jos

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Andrzej Ditrich » 05 Nov 2017 19:28

Küstrin 1945, (Warnica) Warnick
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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Manuferey » 23 Jan 2018 23:54

Explosive ordnance removal in the dunes, somewhere along the French coast in 1946:

Source: https://www.deminex.fr/
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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by jopaerya » 21 Apr 2018 09:18

From Ebay
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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Xavier » 12 Jun 2018 05:36

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Manuferey » 04 Aug 2018 17:55

Camouflaged wooden rocket launchers
Source: ww2online.org
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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Grzesio » 04 Aug 2018 20:37

Nice! These are standard launchers of 15 cm R Ss Gs decoy rockets (intended for imitatig Allied sky target markers), fitted with protective covers.

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by SES » 05 Aug 2018 09:20

VERY nice. Pictures of these rockets are few and far between, so many thanks for sharing.
For a further explanation please see:
http://www.gyges.dk/Further%20German%20 ... asures.htm
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