15cm K39 with travelling wheels

15cm K39 with travelling wheels

Here we see the 15cm Kanone 39 with the extra pair of travelling wheels attached to the end of the split trail. Normally the barrel was removed before the weapon was moved, suggesting either that the process was incomplete when this picture was taken, or the gun was only being moved a short distance.

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), 15cm K39 with travelling wheels , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_15cm_K39_travel.html

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