10.5cm leFH 18M - left side

10.5cm leFH 18M - left side

This picture shows the left hand side of the 10.5cm leFH 18M, an improved version of the 10.5cm leFH 18 that was given a muzzle brake to reduce recoil forces and allow the gun to be used with more propellent, thus increasing its range by around 1,500m. It was followed by the 10.5cm leFH 18/40, which mounted the same gun on a lighter carriage.

German Heavy Artillery Guns 1933-1945, Alexander Lüdeke. Despite the title actually covers light, medium and heavy artillery as well as mortars and anti-tank guns (excludes railway guns, flak and rocket launchers). Each gets a useful write-up, supported by stats and at least one photo. Covers German-built guns and the many types captured and used by the Wehrmacht. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (26 May 2018), 10.5cm leFH 18M - left side , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_10_5cm_leFH18M.html

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