The Paris Gun of 1918

A technological marvel, it was also a super-weapon of terror. The Kaiser Cannon of 1918 terrorized Paris during Germany's last desperate campaign to win World War I. The Paris Gun was a marvel of technology. It required astronomers, geographers, physicists, chemists, and other scientific experts to launch each 210-pound shot at Paris from behind German lines--a range of 80 miles (130 km). More

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Published by Clocktower Books
Words: 29,810
Language: English
ISBN: 9780743313599
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About John T. Cullen

John T. Cullen is a San Diego author of both fiction and nonfiction.

His nonfiction includes history and science writing. In Dead Move: Kate Morgan and the Haunting Mystery of Coronado (2008) he became the first researcher to plausibly explain the 1892 true crime at the Hotel del Coronado, which gave rise to one of the nation's premier ghost legends.

His fiction includes historical (The Spy's Daughter, Lethal Journey) and suspense thrillers (Doctor Night, Vanished Flight 777).

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