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  5. THE DIVISIONAL ARTILLERY OF THE ARMIES OF THE USSR AND GERMANY AT THE BEGINNING AND DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

THE DIVISIONAL ARTILLERY OF THE ARMIES OF THE USSR AND GERMANY AT THE BEGINNING AND DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

P.E. Trofimenko, S.P. Latin, В.P. Matusko, О.F. Suprun
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The divisional artillery is regular artillery of division which was not a part of regiments (brigades), its share was the high-est among other types of military ordnance. During the Second world war (further war) the main objects of it were: the defeat of enemy forces, destruction and suppression firepower, mechanized, armored and infantry units; combating enemy artillery; the destruction of defenses of the enemy. Because of the nature of these tasks, the divisional artillery was to be armed with guns and howitzers. Most of the divisional artillery systems before the war was retrofitted or designed over again.
Keywords: divisional artillery, 76-mm gun mod. 1936, 76-mm gun mod. 1939, 122-mm howitzer mod. 1938, 76-mm gun mod. 1942, 105-mm light field howitzer arr. 1918, 150 mm heavy field howitzer. Zr. 1918, a 150-mm gun mod. 1918