German anti-aircraft gun, 2 cm Flak 29 Oerlikon FF

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Light anti-aircraft gun. Original German construction from 1914, the production of which was transferred to Switzerland in 1921 due to the restrictions of the Treaty of Versailles. According to the treaty Germany was not allowed to produce anti-aircraft guns. This anti-aircraft gun quickly spread to most parts of the world.

Germany bought many of them in Switzerland, and captured more of them during the early campaigns in Czechoslovakia, Poland and France.


Licensproduceret i Tyskland i 1944 

This gun was produced under licence in Germany in 1944. It is mounted on a base designed for use on a warship or in a fortification. It has been lended out by Tøjhusmuseet (Royal Armouries), Copenhagen.