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Piat light anti-tank weapon

Piat Light Anti-tank Weapon

The Projector, Infantry, Anti Tank (PIAT) was a British hand-held anti-tank weapon developed during world War II. It was used in all theaters in which British and Commonwealth troops served. In the British airborne units, twenty piats were assigned to each paratoop brigage. It had an effective range of approximately 100 yards for small targets 350 yards for larger targets. It was in service from 1942–1950. Approximately 115,000 piats were produced.



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Group of soldiers inspect British Piat light anti-tank weapons.

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Group of soldiers inspect British Piat light anti-tank weapons.



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