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128mm FlaK 40 Zwilling - The 12.8 cm FlaK 40, was a German World War II anti-aircraft gun. Although it was not produced in great numbers, it was one of the most effective heavy AA guns of its era.  Development of the gun began in 1936, with the contract being awarded to Rheinmetall Borsig, the first prototype gun was delivered for testing in late 1937 and completed testing successfully. The gun weighed nearly 12 tonnes in its firing position, with the result that its barrel had to be…

FlaK 40 Zwilling - The cm FlaK was a German World War II anti-aircraft gun. Although it was not produced in great numbers, it was one of the most effective heavy AA guns of its era.

12.8 cm FlaK 40 - was a high power, long range German anti-aircraft gun from WW2. It was the heaviest and most effective anti-aircraft gun of its era and for decades after the war. It weighed a minimum of 12 tons, and when mounted on a turret, it weighed 26 tons. It used a special charge that allowed its projectiles to reach targets 3x faster than anything else. 450 of these were made and placed primarily around Berlin. A rapid-fire prototype was made but never produced in any numbers.

cm FlaK 40 - was a high power, long range German anti-aircraft gun from…

German ferry artillery support 'Siebel",  at anchor carrying four 88 mm Flak 36 anti-aircraft and two 20 mm FlaK 38 anti-aircraft guns. Used in coastal waters, the Siebel ferry could carry heavy firepower.

German ferry artillery support 'Siebel", at anchor carrying four 88 mm Flak 36 anti-aircraft and two 20 mm FlaK 38 anti-aircraft guns. Used in coastal waters, the Siebel ferry could carry heavy firepower.

Heres something you dont see in history books. Brave women of the Red Cross hitting the beach at Normandy.

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

Panzer factory continues producing tanks in 1944. Here, the turret is lowered on the chassis, with two mechanics, one of them in a fedora hat, fine tuning the installation apparently moving this super heavy slab of steel by hand. Despite massive damage because of Allied bombing, German heavy industry, under the prodding of Albert Speer, continued to produce heavy weapons until the very last days of the war.

[Photo] Tiger I heavy tanks being built in a factory in Germany, 1944, photo 01 of 16

1938 Railway Gun TM-3-12.  Used Russian Battleship Imperator Aleksander III  305 mm Gun.

1938 Railway Gun Used Russian Battleship Imperator Aleksander III 305 mm Gun.

German 8.8 cm Flak 18 Anti-aircraft gun

The 88 mm gun (eighty-eight) was a German anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun from World War II. It was widely used by Germany throughout the war.

German artillery -150 mm rail guns getting ready to open fire at the Polish Army May 1940

German artillery mm rail guns getting ready to open fire at the Polish Army May the guns were in service with the two-Cannon battery 655 .

12.8 cm FlaK 40   German heavy anti-aircraft gun WW II

cm FlaK 40 heavy anti-aircraft gun, one of the effective weapons of its type during WWII. Used to counter enemy bomber raids. Outcome of fighters and bombers being shot down by this created better armor designs for future planes.

Churchill Heavy Tank, 764 were built by the Gloucester Carriage and Wagon Co

The T30 Heavy Tank was a World War II American tank project developed to counter new German tanks, such as Tiger I, Tiger II, and the Jagdtiger or Soviet heavy tanks, such as IS-1 or IS-2. It weighted 142,000 pounds, had a 155mm gun and 11 inches of armor on the turret.

The Heavy Tank was a World War II American tank project developed to counter new German tanks, such as Tiger I, Tiger II, and the Jagdtiger. It weighted pounds, had a gun and 11 inches of armor on the turret.

German Tank development from the Panzer I to the proposed Panzer VIII, inter-war years until the end of WW2.

German Tank development from the Panzer I to the proposed Panzer VIII, inter-war years until the end of

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