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50mm Brandt mortar model 1937
60mm Brandt mortar model 1935
25mm Puteaux anti-tank gun model 1937
81.4mm Brandt mortar model 1927/31
81.4mm Brandt mortar model 1939
37mm Bofors anti-tank gun model 1936
47mm Breda anti-tank gun model 1935
47mm Bohler anti-tank gun model 1935
50mm Pak 38 anti-tank gun model 1938
75mm Pak 97/38 anti-tank gun model 1897/38
75mm Pak 40 anti-tank gun model 1940
75mm DT-UDR 26 anti-tank gun model 1943
75mm Schneider-Putilov field gun model 1902/36
75mm Krupp field gun model 1904
75mm Puteaux field gun model 1897
75mm Skoda field gun model 1928
76mm field gun model 1942
105mm Schneider field gun model 1936
100mm Skoda field howitzer model 1934
105mm Krupp field howitzer model 1898/09
105mm Krupp field howitzer model 1912
105mm Krupp field howitzer model 1916
105mm Krupp field howitzer model 1918/40
105mm Skoda field howitzer model 1940/43
120mm De Bange field howitzer model 1878
122mm field howitzer model 1910/30
150mm Skoda field howitzer model 1934
75mm Skoda mountain gun model 1915
75mm Schneider mountain gun model 1906/09
76.2mm Putilov mountain gun model 1909
100mm Skoda mountain howitzer model 1916
105mm Bohler mountain howitzer model 1940
13.2mm Hotchkiss antiaircraft machine-gun model 1931
25mm Hotchkiss antiaircraft gun model 1939
20mm Oerlikon antiaircraft gun model 1928
20mm Gustloff antiaircraft gun model 1938
37mm Rheinmetall antiaircraft gun model 1939
40mm Bofors antiaircraft gun model 1930
75mm Vickers antiaircraft gun model 1936/39
76.5mm Skoda antiaircraft gun model 1925
88mm Krupp antiaircraft gun model 1936
155mm Schneider field gun model 1917
75mm Pak 97/38 anti-tank gun model 1897/38
75mm Pak 97/38 anti-tank gun model 1897/38

The Pak 97/38 anti-tank gun was made by installing the barrel of the French 75mm field gun model 1897, captured by the German Army in France, on the frame of the 50mm Pak. In order to reduce the massive recoil, a muzzle break was screwed onto the barrel. The breech screw mechanism, operated by hand, reduced the rate of fire. Due to the light weight, the gun was easy to be moved by manpower, for this being provided with four towlines and a steerable wheel at the end of the spar ends.

The gun was delivered to Romanian Army starting with fall 1942.

Calibre 75mm
Barrel length 2.72m
Barrel length in calibres L/36
Vertical field of fire -8° +25°
Horizontal field of fire 60°
Weight in action 1,190kg
Weight in march 1,270kg
Shell weight 1) 7,5 cm K Gr Pz (P) - 6.8kg
2) 7,5 cm Gr 38/97 HL/C (f) - 4.8kg
Muzzle velocity 1) 570 m/sec
2) 450 m/sec
Armor penetration 1) 61 mm at 100 m, 58 mm at 1000 m
2) 90 mm
Maximum range 11,000m
Range with barrel at +25° 9,400m
Rate of fire 12-14 rounds/minute
Author: Dragos Pusca
Werner Haupt, German Anti-tank Guns 37mm - 50mm - 75mm - 88mm PAK 1935-1945, Schiffer Military History vol. 24
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