By John Norris

The German 88 mm used to be via a long way the main recognized and flexible artillery weapon of global battle II. It was once first used as an anti-aircraft weapon by way of the Condor Legion in the course of the Spanish Civil struggle and observed additional carrier within the German invasions of Poland and France, the place it was once first utilized in its anti-tank function. This position was once relatively profitable and the 88 turned feared via tank crews from North Africa to Russia. except those major roles the 88 mm used to be used because the major weapon on late-war German tanks, as a self-propelled gun, or even as an aerial weapon. This publication covers some of these variations, explaining their layout, improvement and operational use.

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