Specialized projectiles were used during the conflict. Before the 1920s UK artillery was divided into "guns" and "howitzers" - guns had fixed ammo and howitzers had separate ammunition. Cartridge identification is important to anyone who works with ammunition cartridges, whether it's reloading or collecting. Huge threaded base of a German heavy artillery shell, supposedly 380 mm. These markings have several different purposes, but the main purpose for the labels is safety. 093-400-1102, Identify Mortar Ammunition. Tags: None. Usually the only part of the shell which remains is the base which is easily removed on the seabed and the cordite left on the wreck with the rest of it.

The British Army in the United Kingdom 1939-45 H3246.jpg 800 × 576; 81 KB. Artillery Shell Identification Hello, can anyone help identify this artillery shell. A70. The markings identify data that is crucial to both the government and the person using the artillery shell. This list is of the markings that I am aware of. There are also a few 105mm short casings. This subcourse, Interpreting Ammunition Markings and Color Codes, consists of one lesson based on the following tasks from soldier's manual STP 9-55B12-SM: 093-400-1100, Identify Fuzes. They are all 155mm shells and all look to have VT (variable time) fuzes for airbursts. However, I am the first to admit I don’t know everything, (whoever says they do should be avoided! The ones in the foreground (olive drab) are your basic HE rounds.

Words cognate with grenade are still used for an artillery or mortar projectile in some European languages. Who can me tell some particulars at my find Diameter cca 80mm Inscription on the bottom 75 DE C MGM.405.18BX Go. Over the years I’ve been recovering WW2 relics, I have built up a considerable knowledge of ordnance and kit. Sino Invasion . 093-400-1103, Identify Small Arms Ammunition. Artillery shell identification 17 Jul 06, 16:27. Technical Manual 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide, The War Department, March 2, 1944 . Suffice it to say, if you want to be able to identify shells and shell casings, you need to have as many references as you can afford. The weight of the round sounds about right when you factor in the brass,powder, etc. Marked: PATRONENFABRIK and KARLSRUHE, SEPT and 1897 AWS = Artillerie Werkstatt Spandau 10 & 19 = inspection marks: 7,5 cm Gebirgskanone M.15 (Skoda) Marked: BERNDORF and 1917, 7,5cm M15 and 284 BERNDORF = Berndorf, Austria (see also BMF) and 284 = inspection mark Cartridge case is battlefield relic hence the discoloring: 7,5 cm Feldkanone M15 Artillery shell cases, fuzes, primers and tubes. Artillery shell identification Help To ID My Finds. Next Last. Artillery shells generally come with a lot of different markings on them. The rest of the shell has corroded away over the past 100 years or so.

Join Date: Apr 2006; Posts: 2078; Share Tweet #2. Identifying bullets and cartridge cases As many of us find bullets, cartridge cases and even full cartridges from time to time I thought to write down some things that will hopefully help you to get an identification. WW1 fuzes galleries Main entry page to the fifferent galleries of WW1 artillery fuzes. What is the role of a fuze, what are its mechanisms. ), and certain resources are available online to help identify items that I, and other collectors, are not familiar with. Followers 0.

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Universal shells. Can somebody identify the types of shells assembled here? Please help me identify this artillery shell I found.

Shells are usually large-caliber projectiles fired by artillery, combat vehicles (including tanks), and warships. TZZ is the NATO Manufacturer’s Identification Symbol for IMI's Small Arms Ammunition Division. (Mort Homme - Verdun) Return at the top of the page. 10 Apr 2012 #1 Hi everyone, Unfortunately I am completely uneducated when it comes too shell casing as I am just 17. Shell room Culver Batter 24-08-1940 IWM H 3246.jpg 800 × 576; 66 KB. Supposedly found near the NJ coastline near Ft. Hancock Sandy Hook.