Object Title

Anti-tank rocket launcher - M20A1B1

Anti-tank rocket launcher - M20A1B1

Date

about 1952-1969

Object Number

PR.8130

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005

Dimensions

OverallHeight290 mm
OverallLength1540 mm
OverallWeight5.5 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 249660

Calibre

3.5 in

Associations

Places USA

Notes

The M20 entered US Army service in 1945 and was obsolete by the 1970s, designed in response to T-34 tanks. The Bazooka has an extremely short range and requires considerable courage to use effectively, and usually has little effect on modern vehicles. It is no longer in service with any major army.