The shells of the German Gustav Railway Gun were massive, 800 mm caliber. The gun was the largest caliber rifled weapon ever used in combat This behemoth stood 20 feet wide and 140 feet long. And required a 500 man crew. It could fire 14 r
Theodor Bruno / Theodor Bruno This heavy railway gun was used during in the Battle of France and on coast-defense duties in Occupied France for the remainder of the war. Six were built during the thirties, using fifty-year-old ex-naval guns.
Schwerer Gustav and Dora, largest caliber rifled guns ever, firing 7 ton shells, German
campaign in the west (battle of France) 10.05.-: German soldier guarding a captured french railway gun June 1940 No further information.- undated- Photographer: Weltbild- Published by: 'Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung' (DAZ) Vintage property of ullstein bild - pin by Paolo Marzioli
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