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DAK Heavy Anti-aircraft Gun Platoon

  • Brand: Battlefront Miniatures
  • Product Code: GBX50
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£16.00
£14.40

Description

DAK Heavy Anti-aircraft Gun Platoon with two 8.8cm FlaK36 guns with crew, two sets of gun wheel carriages, Arnold Hubner and his Loading crew.

Arnold Hubner was born in 1919, the son of a First World War veteran with both classes of Iron Cross. In 1939 he was drafted into the Luftwaffe. After service with Luftwaffe construction units in Poland he transferred to the FlaK artillerie in 1940. After training he was assigned to 3. Batterie, I/Flak Regiment 33 and spent the early part of 1941 stationed in Holland.

Hubner's unit was transferred to Libya in 1941 and in May he was in action providing supporting fire during Rommel's attacks on the British at Mersa Brega. On 25 May 1941 he was awarded an Iron Cross 2nd Class for his part in the action.