Gibraltar

How to fire a 9.2-inch gun from on top of the Rock of Gibraltar

The guns were never used in anger, even during wartime, but they were fired regularly in training in preparation for an attack.

It has been almost half a century since the sound of the guns last rang out across Gibraltar, and Alfie Davis, formerly of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment, was the last man to have fired one of them.

The 9.2-inch guns are perched atop the Rock of Gibraltar, with plans launched this year to restore one of them.

The guns were never used in anger, even during wartime, but they were fired regularly in training, in preparation for an attack.

Watch: What is inside the Rock of Gibraltar?