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    German '96 shrapnel shell...

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    Good evening,

    Would anyone have any more information on this German '96 model shrapnel shell by any chance. I have a copy of 'notes on German shells' but there is very little on descriptions,measurements, etc, other than a model '96 shrapnel existed at the time...
    I'm looking for anything relating to measurements, paint schemes, compatible fuze types, technical illustrations, service life span, etc, (the sort of information found in the 'notes on German shells' hanbook for other shells listed) if possible.

    Anything forthcoming will be much appreciated.
    Thanks in advance!

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    Herewith, old french doc (ww1 era) :

    105MM SHRAP 96 GERMAN.jpg
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    I knew I could rely on you good sir....
    Thank you very much. This is exactly what I was looking for.
    Which leads me to one question....I'm guessing French military authorities produced a manual, similiar to the British 'Notes on German shells'? Is this something which one can get a copy of or is it a rare publication?
    Thanks again Minenaz16.

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    From the military book ARTILLERIE ALLEMANDE, LES PROJECTILES (Rectificatif et additif n°1) edition 1919.
    As far as I know not available in line.
    The first book is ARTILLERIE ALLEMANDE, LES PROJECTILES edition 1917, (edition of 1919 is much better). Available in line :
    https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bp...44w.texteImage
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    Many thanks Minenaz16,

    The Gallica info looks very interesting, so I shall study it thats for sure, there are some fantastic illustrations in there.
    Thanks again for the information. Learning more everyday....!

 

 

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