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CW 11-1 Ammo, 4.2 Mortar, 1945

CW 11-1 Ammo, 4.2 Mortar, 1945

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CATATOG
Ammunition,
+.z-Inch
Chemical
Mortar
(lncluding
Propelling
Charges,
Fuzes
andOther
Components)
This
catalog
containe
information
on
the
ammuni-
tionfor the
A.2-InchChemical
Mortar.
Components
of
complete roundsarelisted,
described,and
illustrated
and
a
list of
complete rounds
is
given.
All
marking
information
that
is
necessary
for
fielddesignation
and
use
is
shown.
This
catalog
ie
to
be used
for
identification,
storage,
and
supply
forall
echelons.
"
eadquarters,
Army
Seroice
Forces,
19
March
1q45
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HEADQUARTER'S,
ARMY
SERVICE
FORCES,
Washington 25,
D.
C.,
L9
March
1945
Army
Senrice
ForcesChemical
Warfare
SqpplyCatalog,
CW11-1,
Ammr:nition,
4.2-}rch
Chemical
Mortar
(Ineluding
Propelling
Charges,
Fuzesand Other
Components)has
been
prepared
under
the
supervision
of
Chief,Chemical
Warfare
Senrice,
and
is
published
for
ttte
information
andguidance
of
all
concerned.
.ttn"
400.152
(8
March
1945).
]
By
command
of Major
General
LUTES:
LUCruS
D.
CI,AY,
Major
General,GeneralStaff
CorPs,
Acting
Chief
of
Staff.
OFFICIAL:
J.A.ULIO,
Major
General,The AdjutantGeneral.
DISTRIBUTION:
AAF
(10);AGF(10);
ASF
(2);
T
of opns(Cml
o)
(10);
Def
Comd
(10);
Arm
&
Sv
Bd
(2h
S
Div
ASF(1);Tech
SV
(2);
Sv
C
(10)
except
3rd
(1);
PC&S(1)
except
Edgewood
Ars
(25)Camp
Sibert
(25);
PE(Cml
O)
(15)
except NOPE
(7)
NyPE
(B);
Dep
3
(15)
exceptIndianapolis(30);
Pro
Dist
3
(10)
except
Chicago
(2);
Gen
&
Sp Sv
Sch(10)
except
c.w.
sch
(50);
usMA
(2);
A
(10);
cHQ
(10);
D
(z);T/o-E
3-25(10);3-26
(10);
3-27
(10);
3-67
(10);3-117
(10).
Referto FM
21-6
for
explanation
ofdistributionformula.
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List
of
Illustrations
Notes
She1l
BodiesFuzes
Propelling
Charges
and
Cartridges
SmokeShell
...
.
Casualty
GasShell
Harassing
Gas ShellM3
High E:rplosive
She1l
M4High Explosive
Shell
M5
sub-caliber
shellwith
smoke
charge
and
propelling
charge
zg
Marking......
..24125
Plate
No.
Page
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ShellBody.
,.
.
Fuzes
.
.
Propelling
Charges
and
Cartridges
Smoke
Shell
Casualty
Gas
Shell.
.
HarassingGasShell
.. .
.
M3High Explosive
Shell
M4HighExplosive
ShellMb
Sub-CaliberShell
with
SmokeCharge
and
PropellingCharge.
..
CompleteRound
Packing
Box.
Waterproof
Packaging and
Packing
Propelling
Charge
PackingBox
with
MarkingsFuze Packing
Boxes.
.1
2
.a
6
B
10
T2
1,4
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202226272829
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V.
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3.
cw
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In
the
M2andM3
shell
bodiesthe
base
is
an
integral
partof the
shellbody.
Inthe
M2
Alternate,
M3
Alternate
and
M4
shell
bodies,
thebaseis
made
separately
and
then
brazed
to
the
shell
casing.
Issue
of
.eithertype
is
authorized.
2.
STANDARDIZATION.
An
item,
when
marked
"S"
lstandard),is.one-which
is
procured
and
siored
forissue.
An
item,
when
marked
t'SStt(SubstituteStandard),
is
onewhich
is
stored
and
procured
forissuewhen
thestandard
item
is
not
available.An
item
marked
t'Lstt
(Limitea
Standard),
is
one
which
is
no
longerprocured
but
is
maintained and stored
for
issue
until
supply
is
exhausted.CARTRIDGES.(a)
One
extra
cartridge
is
packed
with every
fiJthboxof
complete
rounds.
(U)
tfre
ignition
cartridge
MK.I
has
beensuperseded
bythe
cartridge
811,
butpropelling
charges
may
be
issuedwith the
older
cartridge.
PROPELLING
CHARGBS.
(a)
The
M6andM?
powdercharges
arebasicallythe
sarne
and
may
be
used
interchangeablyon
aII
shellslisted,with
the exceptionof
the
3-inch sub-caliber,
provided
nomore
than
20-1/2
rtngs are
used
on
the
M4
shell.
When
the
M6
propelling
charge
ls
furnished,
a
completeround
charge
of.25
bundles
6our
packs
of
five
bundleseach
and
five
separate
bundles)
is
placed
over
the
cartridge
con-
tainer
and the
clip
adjusted. The
cartridgeis
then
inserted.
The
M7propellingcharge
for
the
M4
shell
is
packed
with
the
complete
round
in
a
manner
similar
to
the
packing
of
the
M6
propelling
charge.
(b)
Some
of
the
storedboxes
of
shells
havetheM5A1
propelling
charge.
TheM5A1
propellingcharge
is
packed
twocharges
and
two
cart-ridgesto
a
sma]]
carton
andthe
carton
placed
in
the
complete
round
box.(c)
AhalJ
bundle
is
included
with
eachM5A1
propellingcharge
and
is
furnished
as
an
extraincrement
in
addition
to
the
full
chargefor
thepurposeof obtaining
intermediate
ranges.RANGE
TABLES.Therange
tables
specifiedare
appJ.icable
only
whenthe
designated
propelling
charge
is
used.
PACKAGING.
M4
andM5
fuzes
canbeused
only
on
M3
andM4 HE
shells.
At
the
present
time,atl
M3
and
M4
HE
shells are
issued
with
theM3
fuze
only.
M4
and
M5fuzes
areissued
separately
and
when
their
use
is
warranted,
theirsubstitutionfor
the
M3
fuze
mustbe
made
in
the
field.
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7.
COMPLETE
ROUNDS.
The
components
-
shell
body,
filling,
fuze,
propelling
charge
and
ig-
nition
charge
-
are
assembled
into
a
complete
round.
Thecompleteround
is
coated
with
a
rust
preventiveand
then
insertedin
a
water-proofed
cylinfuical
carton, the
joint
of
which
is
sealed
with
non-
hydroscopicadtresive
tape.Two
suchrounds
are
than
packed
in
a
woodenbox.
8.
SY1VIBOL
CODE.
4.
SYMBOL
H
L
CG
CNS
CNBWPFS
FM
HE
9.
WP
FILLED
SHELL.Vehicle
Truck,
7-L/2
ton,
4x4
Truck,2-L/2
ton,
6x6
RR
car,
40
tonRR
car,
50
tonNAME
Mustard
Lewlsite
Phosgene
Chloracetophenone
in chlorpicrin-
chloroform
solution
Chloracetophenone
in
benzol-carbon
tetrachloride
solutionWhlte
PhosphontsSulJur
trioxide in
chlorsrrlfonic
acid
T
itaniun
t
etrachlorid
e
Highexplosive
(trinltrotoluene)
5.
f)
Theboxes
contalningthe
complete
round
WP
filled
shell
must
be
stored
with
the
shell in
an
upright
position.
The
boxesare marked
with
a
notation
and an
arrow
showing
the
proper
position.
10.
TRAINING SHELL.
The
training
shell
(Plate
9)
ls
a
component
of the
Mortar,
Sub-caliber,
3-inch, M3
(C8-1-20)and
is
listed
in
this
catalog
for
information
only.
11.
SHIPPING
DATA.
The
number
of
containers,
or
items,per
vehicle
is
limited
by
the
weight
carrying
capacity
or
by
the cubical
capacity
of
the
vehicle.
Actual
safecapacity
may
vary
with
the condition
of
the
vehicle,
the
roads to
be
traversed,
the
type
ofmaterial
camied, currentregu-
lationsinregard
to
freight
car
loading,
or
theurgency
of
the
situ-
ation.
The
following
data
are
estimatesonly:Dime{rsions
(ft.)
Load
(1b.)
Load(cu.ft.)
9.0x5.8x5.0I2.0x6.7x5.040.0x8.5x8.040.0x8.5x8.0
3000
500080000
100000
195315
26002600
/
1.
SHELL
BODIBS.

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