K5 Rail Gun: Krupp's WWII Behemoth (Legends of Warfare: Ground #38) (Hardcover)

K5 Rail Gun: Krupp's WWII Behemoth (Legends of Warfare: Ground #38) By David Doyle Cover Image
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This is book number 38 in the Legends of Warfare: Ground series.


Anzio Annie, Anzio Express, "Leopold"; known by many names, the German 8 cm Kanone 5 Eisenbahngesch tz (railway gun), commonly abbreviated K5(E), was the most successful and widely used of Germany's railway gun designs. Twenty-four of the weapons, capably of shelling England from positions in France, were built and were used by Germany on most of their fronts, including France, Italy, Russia, and Holland. The operation and use of these these fearsome weapons are presented through 80 period black-and-white photos. The vintage photos are supplemented by over 150 full-color photos of the only surviving examples, illustrating the nuances of the construction of these massive weapons.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780764366444
ISBN-10: 0764366440
Publisher: Schiffer Military
Publication Date: April 28th, 2023
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Legends of Warfare: Ground