Thursday, December 29, 2016

WW1 Rail Guns

This is a French 400mm railway gun. It is being loaded and fitted to fight at the Marne.

1 comment:

DJF said...

If you want more information about WW1 railway artillery the US Army published two volumes on the subject and they are available on Google books in PDF


Railway Artillery, A report on the characteristics, scope of utility, etc of Railway Artillery


https://books.google.com/books?id=HjVLAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:T0Xk6tj74-IC&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwij55CQn5rRAhWDTCYKHbz5AJIQ6AEIITAB#v=onepage&q&f=false

https://books.google.com/books?id=gQQtAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:T0Xk6tj74-IC&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwij55CQn5rRAhWDTCYKHbz5AJIQ6AEIJzAC#v=onepage&q&f=false