German rocket launchers

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 10 May 2014 12:18

Hi all,

I found on EBay this curious image of a 28-32cm rocket launcher on a sled.
I think the launcher consists of two racks of a s. WG 40 launcher for SdKfz 251 halftrack 8O

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by jopaerya » 10 May 2014 19:22

Thanks for sharing this picture , Sturm78

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 05 Jul 2014 22:53

Hi all

A 15cm Nebelwerfer 41 in tow:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Jul 2014 17:29

Hi all,

Another image of a 15cm Nebelwerfer 41:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 14 Oct 2014 17:32

i all,

Two small images from EBay:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 24 Nov 2014 16:37

Hi all,

Three images from EBay: 15cm Nebelwerfer 41

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Nov 2014 13:26

Hi all,

Another one:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 13 Dec 2014 09:53

Hi all,

Another image of an 15cm Nebelwerfer 41:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Manuferey » 13 Dec 2014 13:55

Photoalbum of a soldier of a Nebelwer unit, Erwin Arenz, with a lot of pictures of Nebelwerfer mostly in the former USSR:

21 cm Nb42:
http://www.photo-war.com/eng/archives/a ... htm?page=7
http://www.photo-war.com/eng/archives/a ... tm?page=10

15 cm PzW42(Sf)
http://www.photo-war.com/eng/archives/a ... tm?page=12

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Jan 2015 17:25

Hi all,

An 28/32 cm Nebelwerfer 41

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Feb 2015 23:33

Hi all,

Three images from Ebay: 15cm Nebelwerfer 41

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 21 Mar 2015 09:41

Hi all,

28-32cm sWG 40 rocket launcher :

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Manuferey » 21 Mar 2015 13:59

Interesting: "WG 40" is written on the side without the "s".

Is the soldier on the top picture putting the fuzes on? :idea:

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Sturm78 » 15 Apr 2015 15:40

Hi all,

An image from EBay: 28-32cm sWG 40 rocket launchers. According to photocaption, Küstrin, 1945
9 steel frame rockets packs on a single wooden mount... 8O

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Re: German rocket launchers

Post by Grzesio » 15 Apr 2015 22:42

So they are not the sWG 40 launchers. ;)
The sWG 40 was a standardized wooden frame for four rockets in their crates, sWG 41 was a steel one.
The wooden crates were called 28 cm Packkiste and 32 cm Packkiste, abbreviated as PK 28 and PK 32 respectively. The steel crates were generally called Packkiste (Stahl), but I have no idea if they carried any separate abbreviations (e.g. PK 28 St or so).

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