Discussions on the fortifications, artillery, & rockets used by the Axis forces.
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A guess would be a barrel for a German 150 or 170mm gun/howitzer.
They were carried in separate loads over distance because the weight was too great for horse teams. Even with mechanized transport it was easier to transport them that way also.
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mmm I see, you mean "Lafette" which means carriage in English (affût in French) I guess.
Not sure about the type/caliber but yes it is transported in two pieces, like the French 220mm Schneider on this photo :