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7.5 cm KwK 40

Index 7.5 cm KwK 40

The 7.5 cm KwK 40 (7.5 cm Kampfwagenkanone 40) was a German 75 mm Second World War era vehicle-mounted gun, used as the primary armament of the German Panzer IV (F2 models onwards) medium tank and the Sturmgeschütz III and Sturmgeschütz IV assault guns (F models onwards). [1]

20 relations: APCBC, Armor-piercing shell, Assault gun, Caliber (artillery), High-explosive anti-tank warhead, Jagdpanzer IV, Kampfwagenkanone, Medium tank, Muzzle brake, Ordnance QF 75 mm, Panzer IV, Panzergranate 39, Sturmgeschütz III, Sturmgeschütz IV, World War II, 7.5 cm KwK 37, 7.5 cm KwK 42, 7.5 cm Pak 40, 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6, 76 mm tank gun M1940 F-34.

APCBC

The armour-piercing capped ballistic cap (APCBC) is a type of armor-piercing shell introduced in the 1930s.

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Armor-piercing shell

An armor-piercing shell, AP for short, is a type of ammunition designed to penetrate armor.

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Assault gun

An assault gun is a form of self-propelled artillery which utilizes an infantry support gun mounted on a motorized chassis, normally an armored fighting vehicle.

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Caliber (artillery)

In artillery, caliber or calibredifference in British English and American English spelling is the internal diameter of a gun barrel, or by extension a relative measure of the length.

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High-explosive anti-tank warhead

A high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warhead is a type of shaped charge explosive that uses the Munroe effect to penetrate thick tank armor.

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Jagdpanzer IV

The Jagdpanzer IV, Sd.Kfz.

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Kampfwagenkanone

Kampfwagenkanone (short: KwK / literal translation de ⇒ en: fighting vehicle cannon) was the designation to any type of tank gun mounted in an armoured fighting vehicle or infantry fighting vehicle of the Nazi-Wehrmacht until 1945.

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Medium tank

Medium tank is a classification of tanks, particularly prevalent during World War II which represented a compromise between the mobility oriented light tanks and the protection and armour protection oriented heavy tanks.

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Muzzle brake

A muzzle brake or recoil compensator is a device connected to the muzzle of a firearm or cannon that redirects propellant gases to counter recoil and unwanted rising of the barrel.

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Ordnance QF 75 mm

The Ordnance QF 75 mm, abbreviated to OQF 75 mm, was a British tank-gun of the Second World War.

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Panzer IV

The Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfw IV), commonly known as the Panzer IV, was a German medium tank developed in the late 1930s and used extensively during the Second World War.

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Panzergranate 39

Panzergranate 39 or Pzgr.

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Sturmgeschütz III

The Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) assault gun was Germany's second most-produced armoured fighting vehicle during World War II after the Sd.Kfz. 251 half-track.

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Sturmgeschütz IV

The Sturmgeschütz IV (StuG IV) (Sd.Kfz. 167), was a German assault gun variant of the Panzer IV used in the latter part of the Second World War.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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7.5 cm KwK 37

The 7.5 cm KwK 37 L/24 (7.5 cm Kampfwagenkanone 37 L/24) was a short-barreled, howitzer-like German 75 mm tank gun used during World War II, primarily as the main armaments of the early Panzer IV tanks.

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7.5 cm KwK 42

The 7.5 cm KwK 42 L/70 (from 7.5 cm Kampfwagenkanone 42 L/70) was a 7.5 cm calibre German tank gun developed and built by Rheinmetall-Borsig AG in Unterlüß during the Second World War.

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7.5 cm Pak 40

The 7.5 cm Pak 40 (7,5 cm Panzerabwehrkanone 40) was a German 75 millimetre anti-tank gun developed in 1939-1941 by Rheinmetall and used during the Second World War.

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75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6

The US 75 mm gun tank gun M2 and the later M3 were the standard American tank guns of World War II, used primarily on the two main American medium tanks of the war, the M3 Lee (M2 or M3 gun) and the M4 Sherman (M3 gun).

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76 mm tank gun M1940 F-34

The 76 mm tank gun M1940 F-34 (76-мм танковая пушка обр. 1940 г. Ф-34) was a 76.2 mm Soviet tank gun used on the T-34/76 tank.

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7.5 cm StuK 40, 7.5 cm StuK 40 L/43, 7.5 cm StuK 40 L/48, 7.5cm KwK 40, 7.5cm KwK40 L/43, 75mm KwK 40, KwK 40.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7.5_cm_KwK_40

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