The nickname of this World War II weapon was "Dicke Berta" in German "Fat Berta," or as Allied soldiers soon came to know it "Big Bertha." Technically, it actually was a mortar, not a cannon.
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By hurled, I'm assuming you mean lobbed shells to enemy positions. One example is the German 'Big Bertha', a massive gun from ww1
One was the Paris Gun or William's Gun. Another was the Big Bertha Howitzer.
One certain German WWI 42-cm howitzer cannon was famous as Dicke Bertha ("fat Bertha", "big Bertha"). One legend says that the name is after the wife of the owner of Kruppwerke, that produced the piece. Or the name can just originate in the German spelling alphabet, where B is pronounced Bertha.
A flak cannon is an anti-aircraft gun, the word 'flak' being derived from the German 'Fliegerabwehrkanone', or 'aircraft defence cannon'.
You're probably thinking of "Big Bertha", the German cannon which bombarded Paris from 75 miles away. More formally they were called the "Paris Guns". The "Big Bertha" nickname was from the daughter of Krupp, the German industrialist who built the guns.
It is the British's nickname for the German is 'Jerry'. In WW1 they used "Hun". Some continued that usage into WW2. The American's nickname for the German is 'kraut'. The German's nickname for the British is 'Tommy', and for the Americans is 'Ami'.
"The Nazis" is the nickname for the German National Socialist Party
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Grossvater, nickname: Opa
A Spitzname is a nickname.
Nickel or Ni, is a nickname for Satan with German origins.
siegfried was a German line of resistance against allied forces
Even from the start, Arsenal have had a cannon on their crest. This is how they adapted the nick-name 'The Gunners'.