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    World War 2 German FlaK Guns (1939-1945)

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/11/2015

    Germany employed all manner of anti-aircraft weaponry throughout World War 2 (even captured specimens), no doubt forced by the relentless Allied bombing campaign.





    There are a total of (9) World War 2 German FlaK Guns (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1942
    12.8cm FlaK 40
    The 128mm FlaK 40 was one of the largest anti-aircraft weapon systems employed by the Germans in Wor... [Read More]
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    1942
    12.8cm Flakzwilling 40
    The double 12.8 cm (128mm) "Flakzwilling 40" was a variant of the very successful 12.8 cm FlaK 40 th... [Read More]
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    1940
    20mm Oerlikon
    The birth of the storied Swiss Oerlikon 20mm automatic anti-aircraft cannon was actually in Imperial... [Read More]
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    1935
    2cm FlaK 30
    The manufacturing automotive and defense firm of Rheinmetall-Borsig was given a defense contract by ... [Read More]
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    1936
    5cm FlaK 41
    During World War 2 (1939-1945), ground-based Anti-Aircraft (AA) defense ranged across several establ... [Read More]
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    1934
    8.8cm FlaK 18 / FlaK 36 / FlaK 37 (German 88)
    After World War 1 concluded in the armistice of November of 1918, the German Empire was held largely... [Read More]
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    1943
    8.8cm FlaK 41
    Leading up to World War 2, no other nation was seemingly on the same technological edge as the Germa... [Read More]
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    1939
    85mm Air Defense Gun Model 1939 (M1939) (KS-12 / 52-K)
    Throughout the 1930s, aircraft development was evolving by leaps and bounds across the world. As suc... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the 85mm Air Defense Gun Model 1939 (M1939) (KS-12 / 52-K)

    1944
    85mm Air Defense Gun Model 1944 (M1944) (KS-18)
    The 85mm M1944 air defense gun (or "Model 1944" and also known as "KS-18") was nothing more than the... [Read More]
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