Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Download
Faster access than browser!
 

75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6

Index 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). [1]

31 relations: Aerodynamics, Armor-piercing shell, Bocage, Caliber, Caliber (artillery), Canister shot, Canon de 75 modèle 1897, Case-hardening, Churchill tank, Cromwell tank, List of artillery, List of U.S. Army weapons by supply catalog designation, M24 Chaffee, M3 Lee, M4 Sherman, Medium tank, Medium Tank M7, Normandy, North American B-25 Mitchell, Northwestern Europe, Ordnance QF 2-pounder, Ordnance QF 6-pounder, Ordnance QF 75 mm, Panzer III, Panzer IV, Rolled homogeneous armour, TNT equivalent, World War I, World War II, 7.5 cm KwK 40, 76 mm tank gun M1940 F-34.

Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics, from Greek ἀήρ aer (air) + δυναμική (dynamics), is the study of the motion of air, particularly its interaction with a solid object, such as an airplane wing.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Aerodynamics · See more »

Armor-piercing shell

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

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Armor-piercing shell · See more »

Bocage

Bocage is a terrain of mixed woodland and pasture.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Bocage · See more »

Caliber

In guns, particularly firearms, caliber or calibre is the approximate internal diameter of the gun barrel, or the diameter of the projectile it shoots.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Caliber · See more »

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.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Caliber (artillery) · See more »

Canister shot

Canister shot is a kind of anti-personnel ammunition used in cannons.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Canister shot · See more »

Canon de 75 modèle 1897

The French 75 mm field gun was a quick-firing field artillery piece adopted in March 1898.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Canon de 75 modèle 1897 · See more »

Case-hardening

Case-hardening or surface hardening is the process of hardening the surface of a metal object while allowing the metal deeper underneath to remain soft, thus forming a thin layer of harder metal (called the "case") at the surface.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Case-hardening · See more »

Churchill tank

The Tank, Infantry, Mk IV (A22) Churchill was a British heavy infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known for its heavy armour, large longitudinal chassis with all-around tracks with multiple bogies, its ability to climb steep slopes, and its use as the basis of many specialist vehicles.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Churchill tank · See more »

Cromwell tank

The Cromwell tank, officially Tank, Cruiser, Mk VIII, Cromwell (A27M), was one of the series of cruiser tanks fielded by Britain in the Second World War.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Cromwell tank · See more »

List of artillery

Artillery has been a primary weapon of war since before the Napoleonic Era.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and List of artillery · See more »

List of U.S. Army weapons by supply catalog designation

This is a historic list of U.S. Army weapons and materiel, by their Standard Nomenclature List (SNL) group and individual designation — an alpha-numeric nomenclature system used in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps Supply Catalogues used from about the mid-1920s to about 1958.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and List of U.S. Army weapons by supply catalog designation · See more »

M24 Chaffee

The M24 Chaffee (officially Light Tank, M24) is an American light tank used during the later part of World War II; it was also used in post–World War II conflicts including the Korean War, and by the French in the War in Algeria and the First Indochina War.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and M24 Chaffee · See more »

M3 Lee

The M3 Lee, officially Medium Tank, M3, was an American medium tank used during World War II.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and M3 Lee · See more »

M4 Sherman

The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and M4 Sherman · See more »

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.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Medium tank · See more »

Medium Tank M7

The Medium Tank M7 was originally conceived as an up-gunned replacement for the Light Tank M3/M5.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Medium Tank M7 · See more »

Normandy

Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Normandy · See more »

North American B-25 Mitchell

The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA).

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and North American B-25 Mitchell · See more »

Northwestern Europe

Northwestern Europe, or Northwest Europe, is a loosely defined region of Europe, overlapping northern and western Europe.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Northwestern Europe · See more »

Ordnance QF 2-pounder

The Ordnance QF 2-pounder (QF denoting "quick firing"), or simply "2 pounder gun", was a British anti-tank and vehicle-mounted gun, employed in the Second World War.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Ordnance QF 2-pounder · See more »

Ordnance QF 6-pounder

The Ordnance Quick-Firing 6-pounder 7 cwt, or just 6 pounder,British forces traditionally denoted smaller ordnance by the weight of its standard projectile, in this case approximately.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Ordnance QF 6-pounder · See more »

Ordnance QF 75 mm

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

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Ordnance QF 75 mm · See more »

Panzer III

The Panzerkampfwagen III, commonly known as the Panzer III, was a medium tank developed in the 1930s by Germany, and was used extensively in World War II.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Panzer III · See more »

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.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Panzer IV · See more »

Rolled homogeneous armour

Rolled homogeneous armour (RHA) is a type of armour made of a single steel composition hot-rolled to improve its material characteristics, as opposed to layered or cemented armour.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and Rolled homogeneous armour · See more »

TNT equivalent

TNT equivalent is a convention for expressing energy, typically used to describe the energy released in an explosion.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and TNT equivalent · See more »

World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and World War I · See more »

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.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and World War II · See more »

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).

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and 7.5 cm KwK 40 · See more »

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.

New!!: 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6 and 76 mm tank gun M1940 F-34 · See more »

Redirects here:

75 mm Gun (US), 75 mm US tank gun, 75 mm gun (US), 75 mm gun M2/M3/M6, M6 howitzer.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/75_mm_Gun_M2/M3/M6

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »