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German Balkenkreuz

Germany's 76.2 mm Gun

Weapon Type of
Ammo
Weight
(lb)
Velocity°Thickness of armor penetrated (range meters)
100 500 1000 1500 2000 2500
76.2 mm PaK 36 (r) L/51.5 PzGr 39 16.8 lb
7.6 kg
2,362'/s
720 m/s
30 98 90 82 73 65  
PzGr 40 9.1 lb
4.15 kg
3,149'/s
960 m/s
30 135 116 94 75 58  
APCR  30  92   
APHE  30  88   

Sources:

  1. Panzer Truppen The Complete Guide to the Creation and Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force 1933-1942, Thomas L. Jentz, 1996
  2. Panzer Truppen The Complete Guide to the Creation and Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force 1943-1945, Thomas L. Jentz, 1996
  3. Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two, Peter Chamberlain and Hilary Doyle, 1999
  4. World War II Infantry Anti-Tank Tactics, Gordon L Rottman, 2005
  5. Panzers At War, Michael and Gladys Green, 2005
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