By John Norris
The German 88 mm was once through a long way the main well-known and flexible artillery weapon of worldwide battle II. It used to be first used as an anti-aircraft weapon via the Condor Legion in the course of the Spanish Civil battle and observed additional provider within the German invasions of Poland and France, the place it was once first utilized in its anti-tank position. This function was once relatively profitable and the 88 grew to become feared via tank crews from North Africa to Russia. except those major roles the 88 mm was once used because the major weapon on late-war German tanks, as a self-propelled gun, or even as an aerial weapon. This booklet covers a majority of these versions, explaining their layout, improvement and operational use.
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