Gustav railway gun

Developed in the late 1930s, the Schwerer Gustav was a massive siege railway gun used to destroy heavy fortifications. Weighing over 1,350 tonnes and firing shells that weighed 7 tonnes, the Schwere Gustav was capable of firing over 47 kilometers (29 miles). In this photo, Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking Nazi officials are seen reviewing…

Background on the United States Armed Forces

The military is an organization that is employed by a group of people, usually a country, to fight their battles for them. This group receives specialized training in different aspects of fighting and soldiering, and are therefore specially equipped for war. These wars or combat situations usually involve protecting the people employing the military, or…