Craig Moore investigates German self-propelled artillery guns from World War Two
Under the terms of the armistice following the end of World War One, Germany was not allowed to have a large modern army. But, on October 14, 1933, the country left the League of Nations and the Disarmament Conference and Germany started to rearm. Just one year later, in October 1934, the first artillery regiment officially entered service. More followed, eventually consisting of four battalions with the fourth the heavy artillery battalion.