Gustav Railway Gun (" Schwerer Gustav" or "Dora" ). German 80cm ( 31,5 inch) gun, weighed nearly 1,350 tonnes, and could fire shells weighing seven tonnes to a range of 47 km ( 29 miles). The gun was designed in preparation for the Battle of France, but wasnt ready for action at that time. It was later employed in the Soviet Union at the siege of Sevastopol. It was destroyed by the Germans near the end of the war in 1945 to avoid capture by the Red Army.
Axis Romanian soldiers cool themselves on a pier in Balaklava following the successful Axis Siege of Sevastopol, in which German, Romanian and Italian forces captured Sevastopol, a port city on...
German soldiers transport a wounded comrade during the Siege of Sevastopol in the Crimea. The campaign was fought by the Axis forces of Germany, Romania and Italy against the Soviets for control of...
Krasnyi Krym (Russian: Красный Крым - Red Crimea) was a light cruiser of the Soviet Navy. During World War II she supported Soviet troops during the Siege of Odessa, Siege of Sevastopol, and the Kerch-Feodosiya Operation in the winter of 1941—42.
Soviet Marines of the Soviet Naval Infantry target an Axis position during the Siege of Sevastopol. The campaign was fought by the Axis powers of Germany, Romania, Italy, Bulgaria and the Independent...
1942, Ukraine, Sébastopol, Le port en feu
Bundesarchiv N 1603 Bild-120 Photos originales en couleurs - Original color photos Horst Grund : Photo prise par le soldat allemand Horst Grund. Il participe à la campagne de Pologne et de France dans une batterie accoustique. En janvier 1941, il intègre une Propagandakompanie der Kriegsmarine Il participe ainsi à la campagne des Balkans, la campagne de Russie (1941-1942), et la campagne d’Afrique (1942-1943). Il est blessé en Italie en avril 1943 et une nouvelle fois en janvier 1944. Il…
Siege of Sevastopol (1941–1942) - Wikipedia
He 111H on a torpedo training exercise, 10 October 1941. KG 26 gave the Luftwaffe some striking power against the Black Sea Fleet during the Siege of Sevastopol.
Heavy Siege Gerät 040 an 600mm mortar named Loki . Saw action in Lemberg, Leningrad and Sevastopol .Gerät 041 was an 540mm mortar with a longer barrel . 6 production vehicles were produced between nov 1940 and aug 1941 .they bore the names of Adam & Eve (1eBatt) Thor & Odin (2eBatt) Loki & Ziu (3eBatt)
The officers of the Wehrmacht and the Kriegsmarine inspect the broken Soviet armored artillery battery number 35 (BB-35) from Sevastopol.Place photo: Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine, Soviet Union Date: 29 July 1942