Sapper scout Sima (Alexandra) Dneprovskaya, 1943 by klimbims
OTD in A.D. 41, Roman emperor Claudius began his reign, following the assassination of Caligula. Though sometimes written off as weak or ineffectual, Claudius was an ambitious builder and remnants of major public works completed during his government, such as the Aqua Claudia aqueduct, are still visible in Rome. !!!
Theodor Bruno / Theodor Bruno This heavy railway gun was used during in the Battle of France and on coast-defense duties in Occupied France for the remainder of the war. Six were built during the thirties, using fifty-year-old ex-naval guns.