Field guns ammunition in WW1

 

 

75mm Krupp and Schneider

Ammunition for the Bulgarian Army

Shrapnel E. C. 2

Fuze:

E.C. 2 М. 1904 (T&P Schneider fuze graduated up to 5900 m)

Shell:

6.5 kg – 300/315 bullets x 10 g x 12 mm, 100 g of black powder

292.5 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

Colour:

The body and the ogive are red

Ш. 03

7,5 cm F.Schrapnell L/32

Fuze:

Dopp. Z. S/22 (22” T&P Krupp fuze graduated up to 6100 m)

Dopp. Z. S/33 (33” T&P Krupp and Rheinmetall fuze graduated up to 8100 m)

Shell:

6.5 kg – 290 lead bullets x 11 g, 100 g of black powder

6.115 kg – 245 steel bullets x 11 g, 100 g of black powder

292.5 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

Colour:

The body and the ogive are red

A 3 cm black ring below the driving band indicates steel bullets

Б. Г. 03

7,5cm Stahlgranate L/32

Fuze:

Krupp Bulgarian percussion fuze

Shell:

6.5 kg – 140 g of Picric acid

292.5 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

Colour:

The body is red and the ogive is yellow

Б. Г. 03

Fuze:

K. Z. 14 n/A (German percussion fuze)

E.K.Z. 16 (sensitive percussion fuze)

E.K.Z. 17 (sensitive percussion fuze)

Shell:

6.5 kg – 200/210 g of Füllpulver 60/40

6.5 kg – 150 g of Füllpulver 60/40 (cast iron shell)

Colour:

The body is red and the ogive is yellow

A black line on the ogive indicates shells with the K. Z. 14 n/A fuze

The E.H.Z. 17 fuze is black

 

Б. Г. 03

Fuze:

K.Z. 11 Gr. (German T&P fuze graduated up to 7200 m or to 5200 m)

Shell:

6.250 kg – 200 g of Füllpulver 60/40

Colour:

The body is red, the ogive is yellow

A red line on the ogive indicates shells with the K.Z. 11 Gr. fuze

 

Б. Г. 03

Fuze:

lg. K.Z. 11 Gr. (German T&P fuze graduated up to 5000 m)

Shell:

6.250 kg – 200/210 g of Füllpulver 60/40

Colour:

The body is red, the ogive is yellow

The E.H.Z. 17 fuze is black

Ammunition for the Turkish Army

Ш. 03

Fuze:

Doppelzünder C/20 (Turkish T&P fuze graduated up to 5400 m)

Shell:

6,35 kg – 270 lead bullets x 11 g, 75 g of black powder

6,35 kg – 295 lead bullets x 10 g, 75 g of black powder

280 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

Colour:

The body and the ogive are red with the letter T impressed

A 3 cm black ring below the driving band indicates steel bullets

Б. Г. 03

 

Fuze:

Doppelzünder C/20 (Turkish T&P fuze graduated up to 5400)

K.Z. 11 Gr. (German T&P fuze graduated up to 7200 m or to 5200 m)

Shell:

6 kg - charge: 140 g of Picric acid

280 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

Colour:

The body and the ogive are yellow with the letter T impressed, the driving band is colorless

Ammunition for the Romanian Army

Shrapnel

Fuze:

T&P Krupp fuze graduated up to 5500 m

Shell:

6.5 kg – 295 lead bullets x 11 g, 75 g of black powder

262.5 x 75 mm (without the ogive)

Colour:

H.E.Shell

Fuze:

Krupp percussion fuze

Shell:

6.5 kg – 140 g of Picric acid

Colour:

Universal Shell

Fuze:

Dopp. Z. C/1905 (Ehrhardt T&P fuze graduated up to 5500 m)

Shell:

6.5 kg – 285 lead bullets x 9 g, 220 of Trotyl

Colour:

The body and the ogive are blue

Ammunition for the Serbian Army

Shrapnel E. C. 5 Type I

Fuze:

E.C. 5 М. 1907 (T&P Schneider fuze graduated up to 5500 m)

E.C. 5 M. 1907 bis (T&P Serbian fuze graduated up to 5500 m)

E.C. 5 M. 1911 (T&P Serbian fuze graduated up to 5500 m)

Shell:

6.5 kg – 320 bullets x 10 g x 13 mm, 80 g of black powder

285 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

220 x 75 mm (without the ogive)

Colour:

Shrapnel E. C. 5 Type II

Fuze:

E.C. 5 М. 1907 (T&P Schneider fuze graduated up to 5500 m)

E.C. 5 M. 1907 bis (T&P Serbian fuze graduated up to 5500 m)

E.C. 5 M. 1911 (T&P Serbian fuze graduated up to 5500 m)

Shell:

6.5 kg – 294 bullets x 10 g x 13 mm, 80 g of black powder

290 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

230 x 75 mm (without the ogive)

Colour:

Obus à grand capacité

Fuze:

P.C. 1 1907 (Schneider percussion fuze)

Shell:

6.5 kg – 650 g of Schneiderite

290 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

278 x 75 mm (without the ogive)

Colour:

 

Ammunition for the Brazilian Army

H.E.Shell

Fuze:

 

Shell:

 

Colour:

Propelling charge

510/525 g of 208x6x3 nitroglycerine tubular powder Westfalen

510/525 g of 210x9x6 nitroglycerine tubular powder Düneberg