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Description[]

The ‘76mm High-Explosive, M42A1, Shell’ is a High-Explosive shell that is effective against soft targets. The shell contains 390g of High Explosive.
― Heroes & Generals

Overview[]

Ammo Name [76mm L/55] 76mm AP, M79, Shot [76mm L/55] 76mm HE, M42A1, Shell
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WA 10.png
WA 11.png
Against Infantry Explosion Damage 100 MWA.png 160
Explosion Radius 1 MWA.png 8
Velocity 790 MWA.png 820
Cone Modifier 1 MWS.png 1.2
Against Armor Correction Angle 4
Min. Damage 1417 MWS.png 525
Max. Damage 1559 MWS.png 840
Min. Penetration (mm) 109 MWS.png 10
Max Penetration (mm) 129 MWS.png 30
Penetration Near Range 10 10
Penetration Far Range 1500 1500
Armor Penetration Far 5% 5%
Armor Damage Far 30% 30%

The poor kill radius makes this a bad choice for infantry support compared to other options, and it requires careful aim to maintain effectiveness against soft targets.

Faction Comparisons[]


Ammo Name [75×640mm R] 7.5cm Sprenggranate 42 [76mm L/55] 76mm HE, M42A1, Shell [85×629mmR] 85mm UO-365
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WA 72.png
WA 11.png
WA 128.png
Faction Icon-GR-Symbol.png Germany Us.png United States Icon-RU-Symbol.png Soviet Union
Against Infantry Damage Near 200 200 200
Damage Far 750 750 750
Near Range 0 0 0
Far Range 1000 2000 2000
Explosion Damage 165 160 165
Explosion Radius 9 8 9
Velocity 700 820 793
Conefire 0.144 0.144 0.144
Against Armor Correction Angle 0
Min. Damage
Max. Damage
Min. Penetration (mm)
Max Penetration (mm)
Penetration Near Range 10 10 10
Penetration Far Range 1500 1500 1500
Armor Penetration Far - - -
Armor Damage Far - - -
Min. Explosion Damage 315 525 525
Max. Explosion Damage 1050 840 840
Min. Explosion Penetration (mm) 15 10 10
Max. Explosion Penetration (mm) 35 30 30


Ammo Name [88×571mm R] 8.8cm Sprenggranatpatrone [76mm L/55] 76mm HE, M42A1, Shell [85×629mmR] 85mm UO-365
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WA 16.png
WA 11.png
WA 128.png
Faction Icon-GR-Symbol.png Germany Us.png United States Icon-RU-Symbol.png Soviet Union
Against Infantry Damage Near 260 200 200
Damage Far 1000 750 750
Near Range 0 0 0
Far Range 2000 2000 2000
Explosion Damage 175 160 165
Explosion Radius 10 8 9
Velocity 600 820 872.3
Conefire 0.144 0.144 0.144
Against Armor Correction Angle 0
Min. Damage
Max. Damage
Min. Penetration (mm)
Max Penetration (mm)
Penetration Near Range 10 10 10
Penetration Far Range 1500 1500 1500
Armor Penetration Far - - -
Armor Damage Far - - -
Min. Explosion Damage 630 525 525
Max. Explosion Damage 1050 840 840
Min. Explosion Penetration (mm) 20 10 10
Max. Explosion Penetration (mm) 40 30 30


Ammo Name [75×495mm R] 7.5cm Sprenggranatpatrone 38 [76mm L/55] 76mm HE, M42A1, Shell [85×629mmR] 85mm UO-365
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WA 20.png
WA 11.png
WA 128.png
Faction Icon-GR-Symbol.png Germany Us.png United States Icon-RU-Symbol.png Soviet Union
Against Infantry Damage Near 200 200 200
Damage Far 750 750 750
Near Range 0 0 0
Far Range 2000 2000 2000
Explosion Damage 200 160 165
Explosion Radius 10 8 9
Velocity 550 820 793
Conefire 0.072 0.144 0.072
Against Armor Correction Angle 0 0
Min. Damage
Max. Damage
Min. Penetration (mm)
Max Penetration (mm)
Penetration Near Range 10 10 10
Penetration Far Range 1500 1500 1500
Armor Penetration Far - - -
Armor Damage Far - - -
Min. Explosion Damage 315 525 525
Max. Explosion Damage 1050 840 840
Min. Explosion Penetration (mm) 15 10 10
Max. Explosion Penetration (mm) 35 30 30

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