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203 mm howitzer M1931 (B-4), Berlin 1945

Stalin’s sledgehammer The 203mm M-1931 tracked howitzer, better known as the B-4, was part of the Red Army’s heavy artillery under the direct command of the Stavka Strategic Reserve, the Soviet general staff. Its fearsome 8-inch shell was capable of destroying virtually everything it hit, from reinforced concrete fortifications to large buildings. Its effects caused […]