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88-mm M36

Country of Origin: Germany

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The 88-mm M36 was a pre-World War II gun that was developed by the German army as an anti-aircraft weapon, but later used exclusively and with great success in the anti-tank role. It was also used for coastal defense.

In the traveling position the M36 was mounted on a carriage, having dual rear wheels and vertical outriggers on either side. For firing, the front and rear axles were removed and the gun rested on the two lowered outriggers and on jacks in the front and rear of the...

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