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"Classification of German Artillery" from Tactical and Technical Trends

A short paragraph on German artillery nomenclature, from Tactical and Technical Trends, No. 36, October 21, 1943.

[DISCLAIMER: The following text is taken from the U.S. War Department publication Tactical and Technical Trends. As with all wartime intelligence information, data may be incomplete or inaccurate. No attempt has been made to update or correct the text. Any views or opinions expressed do not necessarily represent those of the website.]


It has been reported from a British source that the Germans have made the following changes in nomenclature as applied to artillery classification.

New Term    Old Term    Translation
Leichte Leichte Light
Mittlere Schwere Medium
Schwere Schwerste Heavy
Schwerste Ueberschwere Superheavy


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