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6 edition of Flak found in the catalog.

Flak

German Anti-Aircraft Defenses, 1914-1945

by Edward B. Westermann

  • 257 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War I,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Germany,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - Strategy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7763187M
    ISBN 100700614206
    ISBN 109780700614202

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The cm Flak 18/36/37/41 is a German 88 mm anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery, developed in the was widely used by Germany throughout World War II, and was one of the most recognized German weapons of that pment of the original model led to a wide variety of guns.

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The bursting shells fired from such artillery. Informal a. Excessive or abusive criticism. Dissension; opposition. [German, from Fl(ieger)a(bwehr)k(anone), aircraft-defense gun.] flak (flæk) or flack n 1.

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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.

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The name applies to a series of anti-aircraft guns officially called the 8,8 cm F 36 or FlaK is a German contraction of either Fl (ugzeug)a (bwehr)-K (anone) or Fl (ug)a (bwehr)-K.