12cm Granatwerfer (GrW) 42

12cm Granatwerfer (GrW) 42

The 12cm Granatwerfer (GrW) 42 was virtually a direct copy of the Soviet PM-38 120mm mortar and an attempt to give German troops an indirect fire weapon that had better range and striking power than the weapons available at the time.

Picture taken by George Shuklin and published under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 1.0 Generic license.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 August 2010), 12cm Granatwerfer (GrW) 42, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_12cm_granatwerfer_42.html

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