German children play on a Panzerkampfwagen Panther Sd.Kfz. 171, Pantherturm III - Betonsockel, following German defeat and the fall of Berlin. The Pantherturm III - Betonsockel was a Panzerkampfwagen Panther tank turret with a concrete base in fixed, fortified positions that were dug into the ground to be used as a desperate defensive weapon in during the Battle of Berlin. Berlin, Germany. June 1945.
The artillery of the Wehrmacht. Heavy gun “Dora”. This is a super gun was build from Krupp in late 1941.
Caliber: 813-mm Barrel length: 32 Weight of projectile: 7100-kg Minimal.range: 25-km. Maxim.range: 40-km. Full length guns: 50 Weight: 1448-tons. Rate of fire: 3 shots/hour The survival of the barrel: 300-shots.