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Germany's Machine Guns

Weapon Type of
Ammo
Weight
(lb)
Velocity°Thickness of armor penetrated (range meters)
100 500 1000 1500 2000 2500
7.92 mm MG13, MG34, MG42 Patr SmK 0.0115 kg 785 m/s 30 8 3        
MG13K 7.92 mm  0.0128 kg770 m/s       
MG34 7.92 mm S.m.K. 0.03 lb
0.0115 kg
2,575'/s
785 m/s
30 8 3     
S.m.K.H.    30 13 8     
MG42 7.92 mm           
7.92 mm MP44 Patr SmK Kurz   650 m/s              
1.5cm MG151/15           

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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