An 800 mm shell Schwerer Gustav, german railway gun, next to a Soviet T-34-85 tank at the Imperial War Museum, London

“The monstrous 800 mm inches) shells used by the equally monstrous Schwerer Gustav railway gun, the heaviest artillery piece ever fielded in combat.

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

Schienengeschütz schwerer Gustav - Lego style

Schienengeschütz schwerer Gustav - Lego style

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

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.

Schwerer Gustav and Dora

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Schwerer Gustav and Dora

A shell for the Dora gun (without the sharp ballistic cap) found after the war at the former German firing range near Rügenwalde (today Darłowo), on exhibition in the Polish Army museum in Warsaw

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Allied WWII soldiers standing on a captured Schwerer Gustav railway siege gun. [1134x854]

Allied WWII soldiers standing on a captured Schwerer Gustav railway siege gun.

Schwerer Gustav

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

Watch: Firing the 80 cm Railway Gun ‘Schwerer Gustav’

Schwerer Gustav – This was the name given to a German 80 cm railway gun, a huge piece of artillery designed to be shot from a railway wagon. It was develop

Firing the 80 cm Railway Gun 'Schwerer Gustav'

Schwerer Gustav – This was the name given to a German 80 cm railway gun, a huge piece of artillery designed to be shot from a railway wagon.

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