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CS 42-3 Italian Landmine

A diagram of a CS 42-3 landmine.

The CS 42/3 is an Italian wooden cased anti-tank mine used during the Second World War. Like the earlier CS 42/2 mine it uses four PMC 43 fuzes. It is a minimum metal mine, containing no metal.


  • Dimensions: 284 x 236 x 144 millimeters
  • Operating pressure: 220 lbs
  • Explosive content: 11 lbs of TNT


  • Landmine and Countermine Warfare, North Africa 1940-1943

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