The German 88 mm used to be by means of a long way the main recognized and flexible artillery weapon of worldwide battle II. It was once first used as an anti-aircraft weapon by way of the Condor Legion through the Spanish Civil conflict 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 position used to be really winning and the 88 grew to become feared through 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 publication covers most of these variations, explaining their layout, improvement and operational use.
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