kurzer 8 cm Granatwerfer 42, Eastern Front
Here we see German troops operating a kurzer 8 cm Granatwerfer 42 somewhere on the Eastern Front, probably during the first half of 1944. This shorter mortar was designed for airborne troops, but later replaced the standard 5cm mortar, which was too light to be effective.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (15 January 2021), kurzer 8 cm Granatwerfer 42, Eastern Front , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_kurzer_8cm_granatwerfer_42_eastern_front.html