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German aircraft guns and cannons

E. J. Hoffschmidt

German aircraft guns and cannons

by E. J. Hoffschmidt

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Published by WE, inc. in Old Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes, Military -- Armament.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. J. Hoffschmidt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG635.G3 H63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5751215M
    LC Control Number71006699

    The German Luftwaffe deployed small numbers of the experimental Bordkanone series of heavy aircraft cannon in 37, 50 and 75 mm calibres, mounted in gun pods under the fuselage or wings. The 37 mm BK 3,7 cannon, based on the German Army's cm FlaK 43 anti-aircraft autocannon was mounted in pairs in underwing gun pods on a small number of.   88 FlaK: This Legendary German Gun Functioned as Antiaircraft and Antitank Artillery Weapon. The German’s flexible and innovative approach to the initial 88 FlaK permitted them to learn and.

      Most Capital Ships and Cruisers as rearmed Emden () and AMCs of World War II. Thats easy a “machine” cannon is generally regarded as anything larger than inch. Generally 15 mm or larger also normaly use metric sizes for historic reasons and can but not not allways fire explosive shells. Cannon fire shells anything small.

    Also see under museums. 88mm Gun (eighty-eight) The 88 mm gun was used by the Germans as an anti-tank, anti-aircraft, and artillery gun during World War II. The IWM photo on the left shows the 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division moving past a damaged eighty-eight in Belgium, September This stand-alone artillery piece usually had a large cruciform mount when used as an anti-aircraft gun.   Aircraft guns during WWII run from rifle caliber ,, mm, 8mm, etc) up to heavy machinegun cal, 13mm, etc) and then to 20mm cannon. 30mm, 37mm, 50mm, and even 75mm guns were mounted in or on aircraft by different countries during the war. Most German fighters mounted 20mm and later 30mm cannon.


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German aircraft guns and cannons by E. J. Hoffschmidt Download PDF EPUB FB2

German Aircraft Guns and Cannons (Aircraft Armament series) Unknown Binding – January 1, by E. J Hoffschmidt (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: E. J Hoffschmidt. German Aircraft Guns and Cannons, WW 1 - WW 11 (Aircraft Armament Series) by Hoffschmidt, Edward J.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at German Aircraft Guns and Cannons [Hoffschmidt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Hoffschmidt. Hardcover. Presumed first edition/first printing. 29 cm. Illustrations, Portraits. Table of Contents starts with technical information on page Preliminary material not reflected in T o C.

Cover title: German aircraft guns, WW 1-WW This is one of their Aircraft Armament Series. Good in good dust jacket. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hoffschmidt, E. German aircraft guns and cannons. Old Greenwich, Conn., WE [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

German Aircraft Guns WWI -WWII Aircraft Armament Series Hardcover – January 1, by Edward J. Hoffschmidt (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Edward J. Hoffschmidt. During World War II, the Luftwaffe (German air force) equipped their aircraft with the most modern weaponry available until resources grew scarce later in the war.

Contents 1 Machine guns. The MG (MG /15) was a German 15 mm aircraft-mounted autocannon produced by Waffenfabrik Mauser during World War 20mm variant, the 20 mm MG /20 cannon, was widely used on German Luftwaffe fighters, night fighters, fighter-bombers, German aircraft guns and cannons book and ground-attack ed guns saw post-war use by other nations.

22 rows  The following is a list of German military equipment of World War II which includes. Anti-aircraft guns are weapons designed to attack aircraft. Such weapons commonly have a high rate of fire and are able to fire shells designed to damage aircraft. They also are capable of firing at high angles, but are also usually able to hit ground targets as well in a direct fire role.

Title: German Aircraft Guns and Cannons: Authors: Hoffschmidt: Publisher: WE, Inc. Year: Types Covered: FokkerFokker Dr.I, Fokker E.I, Pfalz German aircraft designs were consistently among the most advanced and successful of the war.

Of all the nations, Germany was the first to begin to make significant use of jet aircraft, although these nevertheless came too late in the war and in insufficient quantity to have a decisive effect on the course of the air war.

The flak guns covered in this book are 20mm, 37mm, 50mm, 88mm, mm, mm and the twin mm. There are more 88mm guns shown than any other size.

Except for a dozen pages of dialog, this book is filled with photos of the various flak guns, its crews, the vehicles used to haul them and the battlefields they fought s: German Aircraft Guns and Cannons WWI-WWII (Aircraft Armament Series) Hoffschmidt, Edward J.

Published by WE Inc () Used. Hardcover. Book is clean and nice overall with a few neat stampings indicating the name of a previous owner. While we can still see a light trace, a yellow label was nicely removed from the first blank page.

The dust. Guns. In World War I, aircraft were initially intended for aerial reconnaissance, however some pilots began to carry rifles in case they spotted enemyplanes were fitted with machine guns with a variety of mountings; initially the only guns were carried in the rear cockpit supplying defensive fire (this was employed by two-seat aircraft all through the war).

"This book provides a welcome history of the development if naval AA guns and gunnery, from WWI until after WWII. The introductory chapters are particularly good--clear and well written. They offer an excellent overview of the problems involved in shooing at airplanes Reviews:   The results from a $ translator program are OK (sometimes) for modern German, but are incoherent when translating 70+ year old military books.

I have 26 German/English military dictionaries, 1 German-only military dictionary, 3 standard German/English dictionaries, all dated from toas well as a standard modern German. German Self-Propelled Guns Self-propelled artillery, anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns Gordon L. Rottman- Nr.

The Flak 30 (Flugzeugabwehrkanone 30) and improved Flak 38 were 20 mm anti-aircraft guns used by various German forces throughout World War was not only the primary German light anti-aircraft gun, but by far the most numerously produced German artillery piece throughout the war.

It was produced in a variety of models, notably the Flakvierling 38 which combined. The American Bell P Airacobra was literally built around its centreline 37 mm cannon.

The plane’s T9 anti-aircraft gun ran the length of the interior of the forward fuselage. In fact, the muzzle protruded from the propeller shaft. In order to make room for the six-and-a-half-foot-long weapon, the aircraft’s engine was positioned mid-way along the fuselage, behind.

Germany employed all manner of anti-aircraft weaponry throughout World War 2 - even captured enemy systems - to defend the skies over its newfound territories.

There are a total of [ 9 ] WW2 German FlaK Guns () entries in the Military Factory.The German 88 mm anti-aircraft gun from World War II manufactured in Spain in in accordance with the original WW-II specifications and in superb condition.

SEE WEBVERT FOR FULL DETAILS BAIV BV Webvert.Anti-aircraft machine guns have long been mounted on trucks, and these were quite common during World War I. A predecessor of the WWII German "88" anti-aircraft gun, the WWI German 77 mm anti-aircraft gun, was truck-mounted and used to great effect against British tanks.

The British QF 3 inch 20 cwt was mounted on trucks for use on the Western.