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By John Norris, Mike Fuller

The German 88 mm was once by way of a ways the main well-known and flexible artillery weapon of global battle II. It was once first used as an anti-aircraft weapon by way of the Condor Legion throughout the Spanish Civil conflict and observed additional carrier within the German invasions of Poland and France, the place it used to be first utilized in its anti-tank function. This position was once rather winning and the 88 turned feared by way of tank crews from North Africa to Russia. except those major roles the 88 mm used to be used because the major weapon on late-war German tanks, as a self-propelled gun, or even as an aerial weapon. This booklet covers a majority of these versions, explaining their layout, improvement and operational use.

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Giraudon/The Bridgeman Art Library) RIGHT: Knights shown competing at a tournament c. 1513 with halberds. (INTERFOTO/Sammlung Rach/Mary Evans Picture Library) OPPOSITE: Capture of Evreux, 1487 from Chroniques de France ou de Saint Denis. (akg-images/British Library) pole-arms fitted with blunt smashing heads, perfectly capable of crushing a helmet or smashing a limb. The halberd emerged into this complex picture during the 13th and 14th centuries. Here was a time in which plate armor, worn by mounted knights, was altering the dynamics of medieval warfare.

INTERFOTO/Sammlung Rach/Mary Evans Picture Library) OPPOSITE: Capture of Evreux, 1487 from Chroniques de France ou de Saint Denis. (akg-images/British Library) pole-arms fitted with blunt smashing heads, perfectly capable of crushing a helmet or smashing a limb. The halberd emerged into this complex picture during the 13th and 14th centuries. Here was a time in which plate armor, worn by mounted knights, was altering the dynamics of medieval warfare. Plate armor, if well made, could largely UULlIJ.

Pike schiltron formations did so was as much about tactical innovation as it were thus central to many notable Scottish victories, such as at was about simple technology. the battle of Bannockburn in 1314. The Flemish were also skillful exponents of the pike. At the battle of Golden Spurs in 1302, for example, the Flemish successfully used the long geldon spear to resist thunderous French cavalry charges. Pike formations were undoubtedly formidable. In trained ranks the pike could be presented in any direction from a single command, and squares of pike could turn in unison to face emerging threats.

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