The Flak 36 Gun

Title

The Flak 36 Gun

Subject

This 88 mm gun was a common foe to high-flying P-47s

Description

This German anti-aircraft weapon was designed to fire flak at high-flying aircraft. It could do some damage, even on the ruggedly built P-47.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

1930s-1940s

Files

Flak_machine_gun.JPG

Citation

“The Flak 36 Gun,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed August 11, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/62.