Soviet 85 mm M1939 (52-K) anti-aircraft guns at Gorky Park, Moscow, Russia, 28 Jul 1941

Caption   Soviet 85 mm M1939 (52-K) anti-aircraft guns at Gorky Park, Moscow, Russia, 28 Jul 1941 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseRussian International News Agency
Identification Code   43141
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85 mm M1939 (52-K)   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 28 Jul 1941
Photos at Same Place Moscow, Russia
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 26 Apr 2012
Licensing  Creative Commons

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
6 Jan 2013 05:09:51 PM

The 85mm 52K M1939 entered service with the Red Army in 1939, it was a scaled up version of the Model 1938, KS 12.
The Germans captured large amounts of Soviet weapons and put them to use, among them were the 85mm guns, in German service they became the Flak M.39(r)
Later during WWII, the 85mm gun became the main armament of the famous T-34/85 Tank.
2. Geoffrey Megargee says:
29 Jan 2014 07:00:47 PM

Those are 85mm guns, not 85cm.
3. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
30 Jan 2014 07:17:40 AM

Geoffrey Megargee: Thank you for pointing out the typographical error. It has been corrected!

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