Monday, May 14, 2018

German super-heavy cannon Gustav (800 mm caliber, weight 1350 tonnes) at the position in Bakhchisarai (Crimea).


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  1. My, that's a big one. When you really want to reach out and touch someone.....

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    1. Reloading must have been a real pain.

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  2. 31½" shells. 7 tons, 30 miles. Good lord. made for destroying the Maginot line, but never used for that. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schwerer_Gustav

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