In service 1935-1945
|Place of origin Czechoslovakia|
Wars World War II
|Used by Bulgaria Czechoslovakia Nazi Germany Slovakia Yugoslavia|
The 10.5 cm hrubý kanón vz. 35 (Heavy Gun model 35) was a Czech field gun used in the Second World War. Those weapons captured after the German occupation of Czechoslovakia in March 1939 were taken into Wehrmacht service as the 10.5 cm K 35(t). Former Yugoslav guns were designated as the 10.5 cm Kanone 339(j). It was used by a variety of German units during World War II, especially on coastal defense duties. 36 were in service with the Slovak Army.
Design & History
It was designed solely for motor traction. It fired 18-kilogram (40 lb) HE, canister and semi-armor-piercing shells.