Kz 8 cm GrW 42

8.14 cm

The Short 8- cm - 42 grenade launcher was a German grenade launcher of the Wehrmacht in World War II.


The grenade launcher, which was also called stub launcher, grenade launcher was a shortened 34, the tube was reduced by 39.6 cm. The same 3.5 kg heavy projectiles were used. By halving the weight of the insert at the paratrooper divisions should be facilitated. He was later also used by the army as a replacement for the no longer produced since 1941 grenade launcher 36.