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88 mm FlaK 18/36/37/41 and PaK 43 1936-45 by John Norris, Mike Fuller

By John Norris, Mike Fuller

The German 88 mm used to be by means of a long way the main recognized and flexible artillery weapon of worldwide struggle II. It was once first used as an anti-aircraft weapon by means of the Condor Legion in the course of the Spanish Civil warfare and observed extra provider within the German invasions of Poland and France, the place it used to be first utilized in its anti-tank position. This position was once rather profitable and the 88 grew to become feared by way of tank crews from North Africa to Russia. except those major roles the 88 mm was once used because the major weapon on late-war German tanks, as a self-propelled gun, or even as an aerial weapon. This booklet covers these kinds of versions, explaining their layout, improvement and operational use.

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For more information: Castillo and Fort Point National Historic Site. Castillo Guijarros— See Fort Guijarros. Drum Barracks— During 1862, the Army established Drum Barracks at Wilmington, near Long Beach. S. Military in Southern California as well as New Mexico and Arizona. The base remained active until 1866. Duroc Station— Duroc Station was a Pony Express station that was located at an undetermined place between Folsom and Placerville. S. Mail contract of 1861. El Dorado Station— The El Dorado Station, known also as Nevada House Station and Mud Spring Station, was initially a trading post that was established during 1850 by James Thomas at a spot between Placerville and Mormon Tavern Station.

Troops abandoned Los Angeles during the latter part of 1862 and moved further south to the town of Wilmington. The post, like Camp Latham, was in the vicinity of former Fort Moore. Camp Lincoln— Camp Lincoln was established during 1862 in the vicinity of Crescent City by elements of Company G, 2nd Infantry Regiment, California Volunteers. The garrison held responsibility for protecting settlers and miners in the surrounding region (northwestern). The post was abandoned during May 1870. Camp Prentiss— See Camp Banning.

64) by turning one block south to Rogers Avenue. The Visitor Center is open daily except Christmas Day. S. Fort Southerland— The Confederates established Fort Southerland (also known as Fort Diamond) in the vicinity of Camden during 1861 along present-day Bradley Ferry Road. Troops under Sterling Price occupied it during 1862 and remained there until it was seized by the Union on 15 April 1864 by the forces of General Frederick Steele. Shortly thereafter, due to a shortage of supplies, the Union abandoned the fort on 26 April.

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