This item is limited to 3 per household.
--Austrat Fortress 28cm triple turret is reproduced with a plastic model.
-With a huge turret pedestal. The parts composition is simple and easy to assemble.
--Each 28cm cannon can move up and down. The turret can be swiveled on the pedestal.
* Decals are not included in this kit.
--Austrat Fortress is the remains of the existing German coastal artillery fortress in Austrat, Orlando, Norway.
--Built by the Wehrmacht in 1942 during the German occupation during World War II to defend the Trondheim Fjord.
-In the center of this fortress is the turret of the battleship Gneisenau equipped with a triple 28cm SKC / 34.
--The battleship Gneisenau was decided to be abandoned by Hitler's order to dispose of a large ship, and the 2nd and 3rd turrets were installed in the Norwegian fortress as triple turrets.
--This triple turret weighs 800 tons and boasts a range of 38 kilometers with a 730-pound shell.
--The suspension of the Navy expansion program in 1942 left a surplus of triple 28cm SKC / 34 turrets.
--The first turret is divided into single turrets and installed in the Netherlands, and the second and third turrets are installed in the Norwegian fortress as triple turrets.
――The artillery test was conducted in 1943, but it did not actually engage until the end of the war.
--The last live ammunition was fired in 1953, retired in 1968, and has been a museum since 1991, and the inside of the turret, including the fortress underground facility and the turret, is open to the public.
――Since it was operational until 1968, it is in extremely good condition among the coastal artillery during World War II.
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )