Various photographs and postcards of German 'Big Bertha' 15" Gun at Chuignes (5)

Pearson Leonard Thomas
Various photographs of a 15" naval gun (erroneously captioned 16") in static mounting at Chuignes, known as 'Big Bertha'. The Chuignes Gun was used to bombard Amiens, and was captured by the 1st Australian Division, having been destroyed by the Germans on 8th August 1918, to prevent it falling into Allied hands. The man posing for the camera in the barrel of the gun is Revd. Pearson. Part of the photograph and scrap album of...