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By Clark Alan

Aces High serves to remind us that, if no longer a completely scrupulous baby-kisser, nor an ideal husband, Alan Clark relatively was once a great army historian.

There has developed whatever of a fantasy concerning the warfare within the air among 1914-1918. the parable is going that, whereas within the grime and gore of the trenches lower than any idealism and chivalry quick sputtered and died, within the purer air above the final noble heroes battled in one-to-one dogfights like knights of previous. it's a delusion that Clark shoots down in flames, with attribute iconoclasm.

One of the nice RFC aces used to be Mick Mannock, famed for his stumble upon with a coaching teacher, out in a formation of six, with 5 of his very green-horned students. Mannock first shot down the trainer after which ruthlessly pursued all the rookies and shot them down one after the other. This wasn't chivalry, it used to be struggle, and even though extra based to observe, it was once each piece as deadly as Passchendaele.

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The FK 39(r) was modified in a similar way to the Pak 36(r), complete with muzzle brake from the Pak 40. It was intended for use as a field gun but it had an anti-tank capacity and was often used in this role, 40 ABOVE: 4 · 7 cm Pak 181 (t). Note the extra-large wheels and the recoil cvlinder on top of the barrel. (IWM-MH 7752) . LEFT: The breech and sighting mechanism of a 4·7 cm Pak 181 /1 83 (f) (I WM­ MH7791 ). 4·7 em Pak 181 (f) THIS French gun , captured in some numbers when France was occupied in 1940, was not widely used outside France.

60 degrees . . ... 2,870 pounds Weight .. Detachment ..... ... ..... BELOW: Breech detail on the Pak 9 7/38. The cylin­ drical shape of the chamber is distinctive. Carriage and control mechanism is as for (he Pak 38. - ::OVE: This park of captured equipment sho ws a w ide range of ~ - '71an eqUipment. In the foreground is a 7·5 cm Pak 97/38 and :,"rind it a 75 cm Pak 40. Two 7·62 cm FK 39 (r) s can also be seen (IWM- NA 2988) . 45 RIGHT: 4·7 cm Bohler guns in service with the Polish Army before the German invasion in 1939.

Both used the same barrel. Of all the guns in the tapered bore group the s pz B41 was the most widely encount ered. Despite the tungsten shortage some were still in limited service in 1945, doubtless be cause their small shot weight made less demands ABOVE: Tvp ical of the tapered- bore guns was the 4 2 cm Ie Pak 41. Th e distincti velv tapered barrel is well shown here (US Official). on supply than the heavier calibre guns. Next up the scale came the the 4 ·2 cm Ie (short for ' Ieichte'-light) Pak 41 .

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