German artillery with barrel blown up

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Re: German artillery with barrel blown up

Post by Clive Mortimore » 19 Apr 2019 11:51

I know I have mentioned this before that I was a REME gun fitter, as such I find these photos very fascinating but at the same time horrific. When the gun crews were short of personnel I would help by being a gun number and the thought of a premature explosion still scares me.
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Re: German artillery with barrel blown up

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Jun 2019 13:13

Hi all,

An WW1 30.5cm Skoda M11 howitzer

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Re: German artillery with barrel blown up

Post by Sturm78 » 14 Jun 2019 14:11

Hi all,

An 15cm sFH18 howitzer:

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