Anti-aircraft artillery became more and more important as
the war progressed at the start of the war. Germany had 8,950
anti-aircraft guns. By June 1944. They had 45,550 and the
majority were allocated to the Western defences against British
and American bombers.
Probably the most famous anti-aircraft gun is 8.8 cm Flak
18/36/37/41 which could be found on almost every battlefield
as well as being an outstanding anti-aircraft gun the 8.8
cm Flak 18/36/37/41 was used in an anti-tank role. Its success
in the anti-tank role led to it being used as the main armament
for tanks, such as the Tiger I
8.8 cm KwK 36
German Artillery in World War II. 1939-1945.
German Artillery of World War Two.
German infantry weapons of World War II.
German Small Arms of World War II.
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