7.5 cm L.48 Panzerabwehrkanone PaK 39 Canñón Antitanque de la Wehrmacht

Hetzer Destructor de Tanques con 75 mm L.48 PaK 39 Canñón Antitanque de la Wehrmacht

The German PaK 39 looks identical to a 7.5 cm L.46 PaK 40 or 50 mm L.60 PaK 38 except that it does not have a muzzle brake. The PaK 39 has a lower performance than the PaK 40, despite the fact that its barrel is L.2 longer. The difference is in the cartridge. Like most guns, the PaK 39 had a cartridge of the same diameter as the 75 mm shell it fired, whereas the PaK 40 had a larger, bottle-necked cartridge with a bigger and more powerful propellant load. The PaK 39 was easier to manufacture, because a standard breech could be used. Italian Breda 75/46 M.34 and Romanian 75 mm Resita anti-tank guns were similar in design to the PaK 39, neither country had the machine tools to produce the more sophisticated Panzerabwehrkanone PaK 40.


  • StuG III Ausf. F (Sd.Kfz. 142/1) with 7.5 cm KwK 39
  • Jgd.Pz. 38 (t) Hetzer (Sd.Kfz. 138/2) with 7.5 cm PaK 39
  • Jgd.Pz. IV L/48 (PaK 39, Sd.Kfz. 162) with 7.5 cm PaK 39

Especificaciones Técnicas

  • Calibre: 75 mm
  • Longitud del cañón: L.48
  • Cadencia: 12 balas/min
  • Penetración de blindaje de 0-100 m:
    • Panzergranate 39 (A.P.) 144 mm
    • Panzergranate 40 (A.P.C.R.) 172 mm


Empleo Histórico

  • German Army, 1943 – Mayo 1945

The German 7.5 cm Panzerabwehrkanone 39 was not made available as a towed anti-tank gun.

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