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The M20 Super Bazooka was a modification and advancement on the pre-existing Bazooka and Panzerschreck following the end of the Second World War. The need for the modified system was established after 1942, when the Germans captured a large quantity of the original M1 Bazooka’s. The reverse engineered Panzerschreck was significantly improved over the captured American model. Following the close of hostilities, interwar, and subsequent build-up to the Korean War, the need was defined for a system to replace the aging and obsolete M1 and improve on the recaptured Panzerschreck. The original M1’s 60 mm rocket and barrel was upgraded to fire and hold a larger 89 mm round. It was larger than the German model, about twenty percent lighter in weight, and had a greater range. The entire system, when loaded, weighed about twenty-four pounds and fired a nine-pound M28A2 high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) round. Late M20’s and subsequent M20A1’s
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Known better as the Military Demarcation Line (MDL), the 38th Parallel was the approximate boundary which separates the free South from the communist North in Korea. It is the precursor to the modern Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which is situated mostly on or just north of the MDL. The line was
Succeeded by it’s younger Blackbird counterpart, the A-12 Oxcart was Lockheed’s response to the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) need for a high-altitude supersonic strategic reconnaissance aircraft. Smaller,
Fact sheets act as a cursory examination of a particular element (i.e. artillery, aircraft, miscellaneous weapon systems). These are generally updated as content necessitates, but occasionally will include others. There are at least thirty publicized fact sheets that are included in distributed media. Others are posted in this section for use on this website. You can view a full list of the fact sheets by clicking the link under the newest fact sheet to the left.
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