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Old February 9th, 2018, 08:34 PM

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Default Re: AP vs Bunker/Pillboxes

Originally Posted by Griefbringer View Post
At close range, lucky shot with AP ammo can hit a weak spot, resulting in a bonus to the penetration.

Also, bunkers can take damage also from hits that do not penetrate, representing a lucky bullet passing though a slit and hitting somebody inside. Thus it is possible to take out bunkers with small arms fire - though it will require a whole lot of shooting.
Sorry again to resurrect an old thread, but in a Russian LC battle T-34/85s with max pen of 16 took out two pillboxes with side and rear thickness of 22 on the first or second shot. Not that I'm complaining, but it seems improbable to get "lucky" hits twice out of three. Just wondering, thanks.
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