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German FLAK in WWII, 1939-1945

  • 160 Pages
  • 4.83 MB
  • English
Schiffer Pub. , Atglen, PA
World War, 1939-1945 -- Antiaircraft artillery operat
Other titlesGerman FLAK in World War II, 1939-1945, German FLAK in World War Two, 1939-1945
StatementWerner Müller.
SeriesSchiffer military/aviation history, A Schiffer military history book
LC ClassificationsD785 .M85131998
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL712485M
ISBN 100764303996
LC Control Number97080167

The flak guns covered in this book are 20mm, 37mm, 50mm, 88mm, mm, mm and the twin mm. There are more 88mm guns shown than any other size. Except for a dozen pages of dialog, this book is filled with photos of the 1939-1945 book flak guns, its crews, the vehicles used to haul them and the battlefields they fought on/5(4).

The remainder of the book describes the AAA war waged by the US and Japan in the Pacific and over Japan proper. Some other books related to this subject that I think are very good are: • “Flak – German Anti-Aircraft Defenses, – ” by Westermann ().

This is an excellent book on the German anti - aircraft (flak) system/5(6). The Paperback of the German 20mm Flak in World War II, by Werner Muller at Barnes & Noble.

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THE GERMAN WORLD WAR II ORGANIZATIONAL SERIES 1/I Mechanized Army Formations and Waffen-SS Formations (3rd Revised Edition) 1/II-1 1 st and 2 nd Welle Army Infantry Divisions 1/II-2 3 rd and 4 th Welle Army Infantry Divisions 1/III Higher Headquarters — Mechanized GHQ Units — Static Units (2nd Revised Edition)File Size: 2MB.

Afterthe anti-aircraft defense of Germany was controlled by the Luftwaffe. By the beginning of World War II the Luftwaffe' s anti-aircraft artillery employed 6, light (2 cm and cm) and 2, heavy flak guns.

Of the latter, a small number were cm Flak 38s or 39s, Manufacturer: Krupp, Rheinmetall. The IV Flak Corps was formed in July and supported Army Group G on the Western Front until it surrendered in May The V Flak Corps was formed in November and fought in Hungary and Austria. The VI Flak Corps was formed in February and fought in northern Germany in support of the 1st Parachute Army.

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Undoubtedly the most versatile German aircraft of World War II, the Junkers Ju88 served as a fighter, bomber, and patrol aircraft on every front on which the Luftwaffe fought. The Ju88 played a key role in the Battle of Britain and was used extensively in the night Blitz of and German FLAK in WWII, [Werner Müller] -- This volume is a valuable illustrated documentation of German Flak guns, using photos largely unpublished to date, and includes their use on all fronts in both the air and ground roles.

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Quality historical artifacts for sale. The German cm Flak or F is known as one of the best AA-weapons of World War 2, used against American bombers such as the B and B But how eff.

Schiffer Publishing German 20mm Flak in World War II - All variations on the 20mm FLAK anti-aircraft gun, including towed versions, and self-propelled as used by all arms of Wehrmacht. A German artillery crew relaxes next to their 88 mm gun. The famous flak gun became one of the most feared anti-tank weapons of the Second World War, serving everywhere from the sands of North Africa to the snowy wastelands of the Russian front.

Image courtesy the German Federal Archive. “As Operation Battleaxe kicked off on J The flak’s constructions consisted thick concrete walls (11ft deep) and were designed to be completely invulnerable from air attacks by Allied bombers.

The towers could provide heavy gunfire, up to 8, rounds per minute due to their guns being placed multi-leveled and use of a variety of caliber bullets.

They had a degree window in. Rheinmetall responded with the 2 cm F which was otherwise similar but increased the rate of fire to RPM and slightly lowered overall weight to kg.

The Flak 38 was accepted as the standard Army gun inand by the Kriegsmarine as the C/Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig, Mauser, Ostmarkwerk. The 5 cm FlaK 41 (Flugabwehrkanone 41) was a German 50 mm ( in) anti-aircraft gun produced for defending the intermediate zone above the range of light (37 mm ( in)) guns, but below the ceiling of the heavy (75 mm ( in) and above) pieces.

The gun proved inadequate and was produced only in small numbers. Development. Development of the gun was slow: it began inbut the contract Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig. cm FlaK 40; cm Flakzwilling 40/2 The cm Flak 40 ordnance on a static dual mounting with a total weight of 26 tonnes, capable of firing 20 rounds per minute.

Used mainly on flak towers. Production started in with 10 twin sets produced, another eight inand in February a total of 34 were available. cm PaK 40 A derivative anti-tank gun, though rejected in Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig.

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The cm Flak 18/36/37 was a series of anti-aircraft guns produced by Nazi Germany that saw widespread service in the Second World cannon was fully automatic and effective against aircraft flying at altitudes up to 4, m.

The cannon was produced in both towed and self-propelled versions. Having a flexible doctrine, the Germans used their anti-aircraft pieces in ground support Place of origin: Nazi Germany. Flak towers (German: Flaktürme) were eight complexes of large, above-ground, anti-aircraft gun blockhouse towers constructed by Nazi Germany in the cities of Berlin (3), Hamburg (2), and Vienna (3) from onwards.

Other cities that used flak towers included Stuttgart and r single-purpose flak towers were built at key outlying German strongpoints, such as at Angers in France. To see the foreword, the introduction, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the website The Wehrmacht this unique volume, expert Tim Ripley introduces the reader to the world of the German army, covering in detail concepts such as mobile defense and the formidable Blitzkrieg, and explains why the Wehrmacht was able to fight so long, with such fearsome effectiveness.

There are also tabulations of the organizational structure of the German army artillery units. Pages contain tabulations of artillery gun and ammunition production and gun losses through the war years.

This is by no means an exhaustive book of all German army guns used in WW II/5(12). r "german infantryman at war " r "german soldiers of world war two." r "german army uniforms of world war ii; in color photographs." r "deutsche soldaten; uniforms, eqipment & personal items of the german soldier ".

The cm FlaK 38 was a German anti-aircraft gun used during World War II by the Luftwaffe. Artillery and Special Weapons of the German Land Forces – New York: : Anti-aircraft gun. A German 88mm anti-aircraft gun fires at Allied bombers during World War II. German army photograph, c The function of the air guard stations was to report the number, type, height, flying direction, and identity of any planes flying over the sector.

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Yet, this weapon was by its designation an anti-aircra. German Flak in World War II Werner Muller, Schiffer Military/Aviation History. 88 mm FlaK 18/36/37/41 and PaK 43 –45 - John Norris, New Vangu Osprey Publishing.

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