Tagged: Guns

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Railway gun Krupp K5

In the north of France, in the town of Audinghen, there is a museum that manages the bunker “Todt”. The bunker itself is already a solid appearance ... but the cannon that stands next to it ... that was what mattered to us ... A Krupp K5 cannon, made between 1937 and 1940. It fired a 255 kilo grenade over a distance of almost 70 km. The gun weighs 120 tons and is 32 meters long.

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Pointe du Hoc

On June 6, 1944 (D-Day), at 07.00 am, the US 2nd Ranger battalion came up along this coast in France, along the rock wall that is 30 meters high, with rope ladders ...

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Poznan uprising 1956

In June 1956 the first general strike broke out in Poznan and the first public demonstrations against the Communist policy that prevailed there (Poland) at the time. The protests were bloody suppressed by the military....

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