Germany Date:1944 Duration:4 min 8 sec Sound:Yes
A film titled 'Army's newest mortar' Different parts and dimensions of United States 4.2 inch mortar are explained. Used for direct fire against stationary objects 4.2 inch mortar consists of a clamp, reaction chamber, fixed firing pin. Soldiers assemble the mortar. It is mounted on a tripod stand. Soldiers carry it in a machine gun cart. Trinitrotoluene (TNT) filled shells are fired from the mortar Rocket drivers are used for firing at low elevation areas whereas gravity fire is used for the areas at a higher elevation.
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