The Flakvierling 38 Antiaircraft Gun

Title

The Flakvierling 38 Antiaircraft Gun

Subject

This 20 mm flak gun was used on dive-bombing P-47s

Description

This German anti-aircraft weapon was designed to fire flak at low-flying aircraft. It could be used against P-47 during divebombing runs, close-air support, and fighter sweep missions.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Files

20mm_flak_gun.JPG

Citation

“The Flakvierling 38 Antiaircraft Gun,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/61.