75MM SHRAPNEL rd.
WWI FRENCH-US 75MM GUNS
The 75mm was first introduced in WWI as a light artillery piece, with projectiles ranging from shrapnel, gas, illumination, smoke, and HE. The gun was used up threw the Vietnam war, with both improvements done to the gun and projectiles. It was the main gun for the M24 CHAFFEE tank, and placed in the nose of bombers during WWII to help add to the destruction of the bomb run. A 75mm recoiless rifle was designed in the late 40's as an Anti-Armor gun.
MK1 Shrapnel
MKII Chemical
M61 APC
M72 AP
M338a1 AP
M48 HE
M41 HE
M89 Chemical
M64 Smoke
M66 HEAT
M340 TP
Recoiless Rifle rds.
M309 TP
M309a1 HE
M311 Smoke
M310 HEAT
75MM RR
75mm PAK HOWITZER