28cm K5 "LEOPOLD" "Anzio Annie" AGP-02

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Krupp 28cm Kanon 5(Eisenbahn) Ausführung C "Leopold" nicknamed "Anzio Annie"
Eisenbahnbatterie 712.
German railroad gun with WR360C14 Diesel Locomotive
Anzio, Italy. Spring 1944

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By Timeframe World War II - European Theater
By Operator GERMAN ARMY (WW2)
By Model LEOPOLD 28cm K5
By Illustrator Amedeo Gigli

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28cm K5 (E) Ausf. C "Leopold"
Deutsche Reichsbahn Berlin. Carriage number 919219

28cm gun with an L/76 barrel of  85,4 tonnes and overall weight of 218 tonnen. Represented since 1940, the best railroad gun used by the german artillery in WW2. Lenght 21.54m, Max range 62 km, Muzzle velocity 1120 m/sec  8 to 15 shells of 225kg each per hour. This gun was captured by USARMY 168th Infantry Regiment and shipped to Aberdeern Proving Grounds.

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