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WW2 Luftwaffe Light Flak Bullets ?

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Hello Gentlemen,

A collector friend gave me these two cartridges and pieces of magazine belt at the weekend. I believe they may be WW2 German Light Flak Bullets (think that's the correct term) measure 21cm long X rear large dia. 2,7cm and front dia. 2,0cm. On the back of the bullets is stamped 44 - 35g - eeg. Could anyone confirm what piece of German ordinance they are and what the stamps on bullet back mean. Any information appreciated.


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Hello Tony,

Here's a couple pictures of weapons which used these rounds.

My father-in-law was a member of a flak gun team at the age of 14. Their gun was placed on top of a building, it must have been a real pain getting it up there and lugging the ammo up the stairs probably on a daily basis. He told me of the biggest air raid he could remember, they were all Lancasters. Luckily they didn't manage to shoot any down.


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