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11 Jaw-dropping Weapons From World War II You Probably Never Heard Of

Schwerer Gustav was one of two German 80 cm K (E) ultra-heavy railway guns. It was developed in the late 1930s by Krupp as siege artillery. The gun weighed nearly 1,350 tonnes and could fire shells weighing seven tonnes to a range of 29 miles. It was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece.

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These Are the Most Bizarre Deadly Weapons in Human History

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World's Largest Gun

yep thats the one halsey miller climbed to his death saving the world. epic megladon daddeith. its right there where it was cause there was some of him on there. true heros really neer die. Dit is BERTA! TUM TUM TUUUUMM. Dit is was in de tweede wereld oorlog het grootste kanon van de wereld. Ze moesten er speciaal twee railsen voor aanleggen. Er was 48 keer mee geschoten en toen was zij stuk en is ze nooit meer gebruikt. De schietlengte is 51 KM

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Schwerer Gustav (English: Heavy Gustaf, or Great Gustaf) and Dora were the names of two massive World War 2 German 80 cm K (E) railway siege guns.

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WHO-Tube: Schwerer Gustav: Biggest Gun Ever Used in Combat -


'SCHWERER GUSTAV' 800mm gun used on the Russian front. 1941-45. Twin of 'DORA'. Used at Sevastopol

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Dora was a massive World War II German 80 cm K (E) railway siege gun. This is the second of two. The first as call the Schwerer Gustav. They were developed in the late 1930s by Krupp for the express purpose of destroying heavy fortifications, specifically those in the French Maginot Line. They weighed nearly 1,350 tonnes, and could fire shells weighing seven tonnes to a range of 65 kilometres (40 mi). Credit to the artist.

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