The German 88 Gun in Combat

The German 88 Gun in Combat
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The German 88 Gun in Combat
191 pages
B&W photos
Hard cover
27 x 20 cm
1,079 kg

This book by renowned World War II historian Janusz Piekalkiewicz presents the history of the famous German "88" in its ground combat role - a role it mastered. First used by the Legion Condor in Spain, the 88 was soon recongnized as a superb anti-aircraft weapon. When Rommel turned the 88's on British tanks in North Africa its anti-tank capabilities became legendary. Over 200 action and close-up photographs show the 88 gun throughout its us in the Second World War on all fronts.