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FOA027A 8.8cm Flak 36/37 ONLY - Unassembled Kit (without Shield)

$600.00
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FOA027A
Weight:
25.00 LBS
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Product Description

LIMITED RUN

 

8.8 cm Flak 36/37

Flak is a contraction of German Flugzeugabwehrkanone meaning "aircraft-defense cannon", the original purpose of the weapon. In English, "flak" became a generic term for ground anti-aircraft fire. In informal use, the guns were universally known as the Acht-acht ("eight-eight") by Germans and the "eighty-eight" by the Allies

The versatile carriage allowed the 8.8 cm FlaK to be fired in a limited anti-tank mode when still on its wheels; it could be completely emplaced in only two and a half minutes. Its successful use as an improvised anti-tank gun led to the development of a tank gun based upon it: the 8.8cm KwK 36, with the "KwK" abbreviation standing for Kampfwagen-Kanone (literally "battle vehicle cannon", or "fighting vehicle cannon"), meant to be placed in a gun turret as the tank's primary armament. This gun served as the main armament of the Tiger I heavy tank

The kit:

Multi-media kit - Masters from Ton of Frontline Hobbies

  • PVC/resin barrels
  • Resin Parts and Accessories
  • Steel Metal parts
  • White-metal detailing parts for smaller parts

Several shield options are offered separately

  1. Flak 18/36 standard shield (click on link)
  2. Flak 37 "bulky" shield (click on link)
  3. Sd.ah 202 Trailers (click on link)

PHOTOS of a Flak 36 Carl Smith Collection (click on link)

PHOTOS of a Flak 37 Littlefield Collection (click on link)

PHOTOS of a Search Light and Generator (click on link)

 

BUILDING INSTRUCTION MANUAL

Technical Manual TM E9-369A - German 88-mm antiaircraft Gun Material

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