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United States' 57 mm M1 Anti-Tank

 

  57 mm M1 Anti-Tank
Caliber 2.244"
57 mm
Length of gun 9' 9"
Length of bore L/50
Length 16.7'
Width 6.25'
Height 4.75'
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 2,700 lb, 2,810 lb
1,215 kg
Elevation 15°
Traverse 90°
Muzzle Velocity 2,800'/sec
Range of shell 10,260 yards
9,380 m
Shell weight 6.28 lb
2.83 kg
Armor penetration  
Breech mechanism  

Sources:

  1. US Army Handbook 1939-1945, George Forty, 1995
  2. Allied Artillery of World War Two, Ian V. Hogg, 1998
  3. US Anti-tank Artillery 1941-45, Steven J. Zaloga, 2005
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site