Absolute stunning diorama from my modelling friend Peter de Haan Important Message Siege of Sevastopol 1941-1942. The Škoda Heavy Siege Howitzer 42CM M 1917. The weight of the weapon was 117 tons. The initial velocity of the shell fired from this gun was up to 415 m / s, and the range was 14.6 kilometers. The rate of fire was up to 1 shot for 6-8 minutes.
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