What does Nebelwerfer mean in English?

masculine noun. (Mil) multiple rocket launcher.

What does a Nebelwerfer do?

They were primarily intended to deliver poison gas and smoke shells, although a high-explosive shell was developed for the Nebelwerfer from the beginning. Initially, two different mortars were fielded before they were replaced by a variety of rocket launchers ranging in size from 15 to 32 centimetres (5.9 to 12.6 in).

When was the Nebelwerfer used?

15 cm Nebelwerfer 41
In service 1941–45
Used by Germany
Wars World War II
Production history

How much artillery did Germany have in ww2?

The firepower of a German infantry division far exceeded that of a French, British, or Polish division; the standard German division included 442 machine guns, 135 mortars, 72 antitank guns, and 24 howitzers. Allied divisions had a firepower only slightly greater than that of World War I.

What is a Moaning Minnie?

someone who annoys other people by complaining all the time: Oh stop being such a moaning minnie!

Who uses Katyusha rocket?

Soviet Union
Katyusha rocket launcher

Place of origin Soviet Union
Service history
In service 1941–present
Used by Soviet Union, and others

When was rocket artillery invented?

Congreve rocket, artillery rocket developed by Sir William Congreve (q.v.) and first used in 1806.

How heavy is a Panzerschreck?

Panzerschreck, shoulder-type rocket launcher used as an antitank weapon by Germany in World War II. The Panzerschreck consisted of a lightweight steel tube about 1.5 metres (5 feet) long that weighed about 9 kg (20 pounds).