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Re: Gneisenau's 15 cm turrets today
More info on the 1/72 model? Who is doing it?
one of the 11 inch turrets is open to visitors in Norway, having been taken out of service not too long ago!, a 1/72 model is in production but not yet released!
Last month I visited Stevnsfortet, one of the fortresses of the Danish navy built in the 1950s to defend the exits of the Baltic Sea. It is located south east of Copenhagen. Its main armament were two 15 cm twin turrets of the German battleship Gneisenau. These guns were removed after Gneisenau was heavily damaged by air attacks and used for Atlantic Wall. After war the Danish took over some of the guns and re-located them.
Here some photos of these guns including two of the 15 cm twin turrets and one 15 cm single:
Gneisenau's 15 cm SK C/28 guns today in Stevnsfortet
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