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German AFV canister ammo?


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Hi Guys and Grogs,

I remember a thread about Soviet canister ammo in the T-34. The general consensus was that the T-34 canister ammo was modeled improperly (that it was not true canister, but a timed/fused shrapnel round).

In all my readings of supposed combat actions and AARs of the Germans, I never see any mention of cansiter use in AFVs (although it's modeled in the CMBB game, like the T-34 ammo).

I've read of Panzer crews using sub-machine guns and hand grenades to repel infantry assaults, but never a mention of canister.

Should scenario designers be editing cansiter ammo out of their German AFVs (just like the T-34) while building a scenario?

Does anybody out there have a book or a report where it mentions use of canister in German AFVs?

Thanks in advance,

Ken

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kenfederoff,

I don't know of any offhand, but if you contact the David Honner the site owner, he may be able to help you.

http://gva.freeweb.hu/

The troops here at the AFV NEWS Discussion Forum may well have the info you seek. Requires free registration.

http://com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewforum&f=73

Regards,

John Kettler

[ March 25, 2006, 02:15 PM: Message edited by: John Kettler ]

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