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88 mm FlaK 18/36/37/41 and PaK 43 1936-45
48 page book.

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Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP NVG46
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Author: John Norris
Illustrator: Mike Fuller

About this book
The German 88 mm was by far the most famous and versatile artillery weapon of World War II. It was first used as an anti-aircraft weapon by the Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War and saw further service in the German invasions of Poland and France, where it was first used in its anti-tank role. This role was particularly successful and the 88 became feared by tank crews from North Africa to Russia. Apart from these two main roles the 88 mm was used as the main weapon on late-war German tanks, as a self-propelled gun, and even as an aerial weapon. This book covers all these variants, explaining their design, development and operational use.

  • Introduction
  • Development
  • The next generation of flak guns
  • The self-propelled anti-aircraft guns
  • The Pak guns
  • The tank guns
  • The self-propelled units
  • Miscellaneous 88s
  • Bibliography
  • Colour plate commentary
  • Index
Paperback; January 2002; 48 pages; ISBN: 9781841763415

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