Modern American Armour

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However, if the weapon could be identified, its destruction was almost certain. KV tankers also took great pleasure in crushing PaK guns beneath their tracks. com 37 thinly protected self-propelled guns, the OF-350 was more effective, although the BR-350A APHE round could also suffice. For the KV-1 tankers, the main KV-1 crews used the BR-350 APHE round (1) and problem was spotting the PaK gun, which was very the OF-350 HE-FRAG round (2). difficult to see from inside a buttoned-up tank with poor external visibility.

The company had a total authorized strength of 159 men and 34 vehicles, with the Krupp Protze being the preferred prime mover. Tactically, the Panzerjäger-Abteilung was employed in a “fire brigade” manner to back up hardpressed infantry regiments whenever substantial amounts of enemy armor appeared, with each company operating semi-independently. 7cm PaK for most of the war, while the divisional antitank units were continually upgraded with new and better PaK weapons. All of the self-propelled antitank guns were initially operated by army-level Panzerjäger-Abteilung, each provided with three companies totaling 27 self-propelled guns.

7cm PaK guns. During the 1940 campaign in the West, Bittner was involved in operations against the Maginot Line but saw no significant action against French tanks. 5cm PaK 40 was the best self-propelled Panzerjäger weapon available during the winter of 1942/43. Almost 300 of these excellent weapons were built by the end of 1942. (Ian Barter) Rudolf Bittner (1921–45). 7cm guns. Armee and he was involved in his first antitank duels. Bittner fought in the bitter defensive battles around the Rzhev salient throughout the winter of 1941/42.

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