Side view of 15cm K39

Side view of 15cm K39

This side view of the 15cm Kannon 39 shows the recuperator cylinder above the barrel, the short cradle below, and one of the vertical equilibrators carried on either side of the barrel.

German Heavy Artillery Guns 1933-1945, Alexander Lüdeke. Despite the title actually covers light, medium and heavy artillery as well as mortars and anti-tank guns (excludes railway guns, flak and rocket launchers). Each gets a useful write-up, supported by stats and at least one photo. Covers German-built guns and the many types captured and used by the Wehrmacht. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (26 May 2018), Side view of 15cm K39 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_15cm_K39_side.html

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