US military inspect the captured German “Puppchen” rocket launcher

Puppchen rocket launcher


US military inspect the captured German 88-mm Raketenwerfer 43 “Puppchen” heavy rocket launcher (“Puppchen” – “Pupa”); in the hands of military personnel – “shots” to the rocket launcher.
Despite the “toy” look, “Puppchen” was a simple and effective anti-tank tool. At a range of 150-200 m, armor penetration was 200 mm, the maximum firing range reached 700 meters. On the right in the background are the German PaK 43 and Pak 97/38 anti-tank guns.

 

 

Location: Normandy, France
Date: August 07, 1944

In : 1944

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