The monstrous 800 mm inches) shells used by the equally monstrous Schwerer Gustav railway gun, the heaviest artillery piece ever fielded in combat.
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Schwerer Gustav: Biggest Gun Ever Used in Combat: German engineers create a beastly cannon so large that it requires custom tracks to transport it.
Watch: Firing the 80 cm Railway Gun 'Schwerer Gustav'
A German Krupp railway gun firing at a distant target. It was the most commonly used German railway gun of World War II.
historical-photos-rare- Hitler inspecting the massive “Schwerer Gustav” railway gun from afar. It was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat, and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece.