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    95mm Close Support

    Hi all,
    I wonder if anyone can tell me more about the British 95mm close support gun as used in the Cromwell (Centaur) and to a lesser extend the Churchill after D-Day.

    Does anyone have any drawing / specs of the projectiles, cases or fuzes for the HE, HEAT and SMOKE rounds used.

    Rich


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    Re:95mm Close Support

    Rich,theres some info in the Armourer magazine issue 37 jan/feb 2000 pages 49-52.There are some pictures as well ,not great quality but they are there


    just read the....
    BE Smoke used the No390 Fuze
    HE Round used the No119 Fuze
    Heat Round used the No233 Fuze

    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by military EOD personnel .



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    Re:95mm Close Support

    If you still want information I have a Technical Ammunition Letter from just after WW2 that covers this ammunition. It is a rough scan but readable. It is 820K Pdf. I am not sure the best way to get it to you. Can you send pdfs via the forum?
    Any live or ordnance "in the wild" shown in my posts have been dealt with by appropriately trained EOD personnel.


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    Here some drawings of the four types i know. If wanted i can also place some pics of a restored HE

    Regards

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