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United States' 57 mm M1 Anti-Tank

 

  57 mm M1 Anti-Tank1,2
Caliber 2.244"2
57 mm1,2,3
Length of gun 9' 9"2
Length of bore L/50
Length 16.7'3
Width 6.25'3
Height 4.75'3
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 2,700 lb1, 2,810 lb2
1,215 kg1
Elevation 15°2
Traverse 90°2
Muzzle Velocity 2,800'/sec2
Range of shell 10,260 yards1
9,380 m1
Shell weight 6.28 lb1,2
2.83 kg1
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
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