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German 10cm and 13cm guns - looking for information


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Hello everybody.

As everyone knows, the core of the German artillery was composed of 7,7 cm guns and 10,5 and 15 cm howitzers. It is easy to find their technical data or pictures in books and in the web.

By contrast, I haven't found yet any reliable data on the german long range 10 cm and 13 cm guns, apart from the fact that they existed, were used and were fairly effective. Does anyone have any good information on these (range, rate of fire, weight, type of ammo used)? As far as I know, these guns belonged to Fussartillerie, not Feldartillerie.

Regards,

Jan Szkudlinski

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Hi,

Hope this is a start :

10 cm :

weight limbered up : 69 cwt

muzzle velocity : 1,830 Feet/sec

maximum range : 11,264 yards.

fuzes:

various types of Doppel Zuender 92

H.Z. 14, K.Z. 16

Granat Zuender 04

projectiles loaded with:

amatol, or picric acid, or 680 lead bullets

13 cm :

weight of gun : 114 cwt

muzzle velocity : 2,280 F/S

maximum range : between 15.300 and 15.750 yards

fuzes :

lange Bodenzuender Z.10

Granat Zuender 14

Doppel Zuender 92

projectiles loaded with :

TNT, or 1,170 lead bullets (shrapnel)

Regards,

Cnock

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Hello everybody.

As everyone knows, the core of the German artillery was composed of 7,7 cm guns and 10,5 and 15 cm howitzers. It is easy to find their technical data or pictures in books and in the web.

By contrast, I haven't found yet any reliable data on the german long range 10 cm and 13 cm guns, apart from the fact that they existed, were used and were fairly effective. Does anyone have any good information on these (range, rate of fire, weight, type of ammo used)? As far as I know, these guns belonged to Fussartillerie, not Feldartillerie.

Regards,

Jan Szkudlinski

Jan

Try this for a start:

http://www.landships.freeservers.com/

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Hi,

Hope this is a start :

10 cm :

weight limbered up : 69 cwt

muzzle velocity : 1,830 Feet/sec

maximum range : 11,264 yards.

fuzes:

various types of Doppel Zuender 92

H.Z. 14, K.Z. 16

Granat Zuender 04

projectiles loaded with:

amatol, or picric acid, or 680 lead bullets

13 cm :

weight of gun : 114 cwt

muzzle velocity : 2,280 F/S

maximum range : between 15.300 and 15.750 yards

fuzes :

lange Bodenzuender Z.10

Granat Zuender 14

Doppel Zuender 92

projectiles loaded with :

TNT, or 1,170 lead bullets (shrapnel)

Regards,

Cnock

Thank you very much, most useful!

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