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Mounted Flakvierling 38

Discussion in 'German Motorised Weapons' started by Jim, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. Jim

    Jim Active Member

    Sep 1, 2006
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    These were good, reliable weapons with a high effective rate of fire (220 rpm) and even more lethal when mounted in a quadruple mount as the 2cm Flakvierling 38. Originally the single barrel version was mounted on its own two-wheeled trailer, towed either by a wheeled vehicle such as the Krupp L243 or by a light half-track, but later variants were often mounted on the 1-tonne series of half-tracked carriers (Sdkfz 10).

    Flakvierling 38 quad mount on a half-track belonging to a Luftwaffe unit serving with the 2nd Panzer Division. ​


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