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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A German Krupp railway gun firing at a distant target. It was the most commonly used German railway gun of World War II.

The massive Schwerer Gustav 80cm railway gun.

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Schwerer Gustav and Dora, largest caliber rifled guns ever, firing 7 ton shells, German

Hitler inspecting the massive 800mm “Schwerer Gustav” railway gun from afar.

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historical-photos-rare- Hitler inspecting the massive “Schwerer Gustav” railway gun from afar. It was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat, and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece.

schwerer gustav World War II was one of the biggest events in the history of the world, caused by the conflicts between the Allied Forces and the Axis Powers. Being the most widespread war, over a hundred million lives were lost. The Schwerer Gustav is one of the largest pieces of artillery that was ever used in combat. And you guessed it, if Hitler saw it, you’d know it’s one of theirs. And here they are, perhaps admiring the structure of this killing machine. It’s definitely a bad idea to…

The Heavy Gustav, Hitler and generals inspecting the largest caliber rifled weapon ever used in combat, 1941 Schwerer Gustav (Engl.

Hitler & other high-rank Nazi's watch the gigantic railway gun,  Schwerer Gustav, 1942

The Heavy Gustav, Hitler and generals inspecting the largest-caliber rifled weapon ever used in combat, 1941

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.

Dora german rail gun being assembled for firing. A daunting task, putting the sections of the bore barrel together.

O canhão Schwerer Gustav foi o maior já construído pelo homem, pesava 1344 toneladas, tinha 6 metros de altura e 43 metros de comprimento. Tinha um diâmetro interno de 800 mm e usava 1360 kg de pólvora sem fumaça para atirar seus dois tipos de projeteis principais: um projétil de 5 toneladas altamente explosivo (HE) e um de 7 toneladas capaz de perfurar concreto.

Gustav Kanone (E) Eisenbahngeschütz Dora: Schwerer "Dora" railway gun. Using a curved run of track laid for the express purpose of firing the massive gun. This is how it was aimed left and right.

Hitler and some other high-rank Nazis take a look at the massive railway gun, the Schwerer Gustav in 1942

Daily Sanctuary - Hitler looking at the Gustav Railway gun. - The Schwerer Gustav was a massive railway artillery cannon that was developed to break the French’s Maginot line of defenses. It saw limited use in the war.

1941 - 1350 tonluk Schwerer Gustav topu. Bu top Sivastapol Kuşatması'nda Sovyetler Birliği'ne karşı kullanılmıştır.

1941 - 1350 tonluk Schwerer Gustav topu. Bu top Sivastapol Kuşatması'nda Sovyetler Birliği'ne karşı kullanılmıştır.

Hitler Reviews The Massive Gustav Railway Gun

Hitler Reviews The Massive Gustav Railway Gun

Schwerer Gustav: Biggest Gun Ever Used in Combat: German engineers create a beastly cannon so large that it requires custom tracks to transport it.

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

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