One of the projects of "Weapons of retribution (Vergeltungswaffen) V3 ​​- cannon codenamed "High-pressure pump." It was very unusual in its operating principle cannon - shell released in the gun barrel, as it moved into the trunk it was accelerated by a series of explosions in the side chambers. The total length of the trunk was 140 meters, the side chambers were a few dozen meters. Due to its appearance it was nicknamed "Centipede."

Prototype testing of V3 with a gun caliber of 20 mm, held in May 1943, was successful. Then Hitler, eager to bomb London, ordered the construction of a battery of five "centipedes" caliber 150 mm on the French coast of the English Channel, to  fire on London which was it was only 165 km away.

The construction was hindered by constant British air raids. The test units  of the "Centipede" periodically exploded, as it was not possible to achieve the desired muzzle velocity (1500 m / s) and the shell could not go beyond 90 miles.

By the summer of 1944, the Nazis almost managed to complete the construction of a single super-gun, the other sites were completely destroyed aircraft. However, on July 6, the V3 project ended when a dashing British pilot was able to throw the bomb directly into the main tank. The bomb exploded inside the hopper, the entire staff was lost. Restoring the cannon complex was impossible.

The V3 was the natural development from the V1 and V2 weapons that had terrorised London in 1944 - a weapon for revenge ('Vergeltungswaffen'). The V3 was never fired at London though it was used in a very minor way in the Battle of the Bulge.

The V3 was not a rocket like to V2 nor a pilot-less plane like the V1. It was a dart-shaped shell nine feet long and the 416 feet gun barrels targeted by the Lancasters were, on paper, capable of firing 600 of these shells every hour.

The idea of a weapon that could destroy London was sold to Hitler by the firm Roechling - a leading German armaments and steel firm. Because it had the backing of Hitler, great sums of money and manpower was thrown into the project.

Speer's plan was to build 50 of these huge guns set in giant underground emplacements near the hamlet of Mimoyecques in the Pays de Calais. The guns were designed to fire one round from each barrel every five minutes which, Speer hoped, would produce a "saturation coverage" of London with a maximum of 600 shells hitting London every hour.

The initial tests on the shells showed that when they were fired they had a tendency to flip over in flight as they lack stability. In January 1944, the guns that were to be used on the V3 project were fired for the first time in Germany at a test range. The velocity of firing was only 1000 metres a second - 50% too weak for a shell to hit London from Mimoyecques. As important, the shells that were fired were well below the size expected for an all-out attack on London:

One barrel was used with just 44 rounds in the Battle of the Bulge. The very last V3 shells fell on Luxemburg. After this, the barrel was destroyed. The final order to end the V3 project came in February 1945.


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Second, both Hitler and Stalin had squads that killed any deserter. Turning away from fighting was just not possible.

Thus was seen some of the most bitter, brutal and desperate fighting on the WW2 eastern (Russian) Front.
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--Mao Zedong


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"Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war."
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"Naturally the common people don't want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country."
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