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#14267 - Big Bertha gun at Kingston

Resource ID
14267
Title/subtitle
Big Bertha gun at Kingston
Picture
Big Bertha gun at Kingston
Format
Photograph
Publisher
[n.d.]
Physical description
1 black and white photograph 9cm x 6.5cm
Summary
Amiens gun, nicknamed Big Bertha, mounted on a wheeled railway platform at the Canberra Railway Station in Kingston.
Location
Photograph 564
Availability
Not for loan. Copy available for purchase
Notes
The gun was used by the Germans to shell Amiens in France from up to a distance of 25kms. It was captured by Australian troops on 8 August 1918. The barrel is on display at the Australian War Memorial.