28cm L/12 Towed Howitzer (Germany)
Here we see what was probably the only prototype of a German pre First World War 28cm L/12 towed howitzer on a two-wheeled carriage. The weapon resembles a scaled down version of the more famous 'Big Bertha', a 42cm howitzer used during the sieges of Liege and Namur.
German Artillery 1914-1918, Wolfgang Fleischer
Covers over 100 guns used by the German Army and shore detachments of the Navy during the First World War, a conflict largely dominated by artillery. Each one gets a brief description, a set of technical stats and a good picture. Shows the wide range of gun types and sizes used by the Germans during the First World War, and the way in which they evolved to deal with the unexpected challenges of trench warfare. [read full review
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