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Re: french railway gun

Post by jopaerya » 19 May 2015 18:28

A 32 cm K(E) 651(f) (ex-320 mm Mle 70-84) or a 32 cm K(E) 651/1(f) (ex-320 mm Mle 70-30) in Italy of the E 459, E 691 or E 693 .

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Re: french railway gun

Post by jopaerya » 20 May 2015 16:19

Looking at the other photo's with a 40 cm H (E) 752 (f) , the E 693 could be a good option ??

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Manuferey » 22 May 2015 16:02

Jos,

Yes, indeed. The only unit that operated both (and successively) 40 cm (f) and 32 cm (f) was E.693.

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Re: french railway gun

Post by schwarzermai » 24 May 2015 11:03

Hello

in the last days of their action in russia battery 693 had 8 x 40 cm H. (E) 752 (f)

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in italy the battery had 32 cm K (E) 651/1(f)

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Manuferey » 24 May 2015 13:20

Thanks uwe!

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Re: french railway gun

Post by schwarzermai » 29 May 2015 05:39

Hello

Can anyone help me to identify this gun ??

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Re: french railway gun

Post by schwarzermai » 29 May 2015 10:26

Hello Jos, think it matched!!
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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 12 Jun 2015 10:22

Hi all,

240mm Mle 1918 gun:

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Jun 2015 10:56

Hi all,

An image of an 400mm St. Chamond railway howitzer. I am not sure if a WW1-era image or if the image was taken in WW2.... :?

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Re: french railway gun

Post by schwarzermai » 20 Jun 2015 06:14

hello

photo konvolut from ebay - it shows the artillery test area and manufcturing in bourges - any idea about the gun and tubes?

1.)

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2.)

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3.)

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4.)

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Manuferey » 20 Jun 2015 14:32

Hi uwe,

The pictures have been taken at Bourges in France.

1) French "Danish" coastal howitzer: "Mortier de 293 mm "Danois" sur affût-truck Mle 1914 Schneider". The gun and the mounting are carried on twodifferent railcars on your picture.

2) :?

3) 320 mm Mle 1917 "sur affût à glissement Schneider".

4) The guns look like the carriages of 75 mm CA Mle 1932 anti-aircraft guns.

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Re: french railway gun

Post by schwarzermai » 21 Jun 2015 07:49

Hello Emmanuel, thank you!

Did the "Mortier de 293 mm "Danois" sur affût-truck Mle 1914 Schneider" were used by the german army (i think Heer didnt , maybe Marine?)

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 12 Jul 2015 21:32

Hi all,

A 340mm Mle 1912 Schneider:

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Manuferey » 14 Jul 2015 15:24

jopaerya wrote:A 32 cm K(E) 651(f) (ex-320 mm Mle 70-84) or a 32 cm K(E) 651/1(f) (ex-320 mm Mle 70-30) in Italy of the E 459, E 691 or E 693 .
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According to this German document dated May 12, 1944, E-Bttr. 693 was armed with 32 cm K651/1(f) while E.459 and E.691 had K651(f).

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