ITEM NUMBER #77 Decent condition German ww2 5cm HE shell from PAK38 gun with AZ39 impact fuze. The Pak 38 was first used by the German forces during the ww2 in April 1941. When the Germans faced Soviet tanks in 1941 during Operation Barbarossa, the Pak 38 was one of the few early guns capable of penetrating the 45 mm (1.8 in) sloped armor of the T-34’s hull at close range. The same shell was used with the 5 cm KwK 38 L/42(5 cm Kampfwagenkanone 38 L/42) gun as the main armament of variants of the German Sd.Kfz. 141 Panzerkampfwagen III medium tank . Cleaned and preserved inert 100% free from explosives