Category Archives: Armor

Nashorn – Sd.Kfz 164

Another of Germany’s fearsome tank destroyers, the Nashorn served from mid-1943 to the end of the War. We’ll take a quick look at this well known hunter.

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Su-122

This Soviet mechanized artillery is somewhat like the German Stug III because it was directly inspired by it. Let’s take a quick look at an idea that worked well for both combatants.

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Panzer VI Tiger

Germany’s famous, and very heavy Tiger tank entered production Summer of 1942. Time for a quick look at one of the very first to see combat.

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M4A1 Sherman

The Sherman Tank served almost every place the US Army did in World War II. Let’s take another look at the ubiquitous Sherman.

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Cromwell Mk IV (A27M)

An excellent British tank of the later War years, the Cromwell is perhaps less well known than much hardware of the Western Europe Campaign. Let’s take a look at a very useful design.

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Panzerjager Jagdtiger

The dramatic spiral in size and capability continued to the end of World War II. Just what were the upper limits? Could a monster vehicle be effective in combat? Let’s take a look.

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Humber Armoured Car Mark IV

This ubiquitous vehicle accompanied the British Army everywhere from 1941 to the end of World War II. Let’s take a look at another of the important but often overlooked pieces of Wartime hardware.

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Sd.Kfz.222

Another of the ubiquitous armored cars employed by every military in World War II. Let’s take a look at a more or less “typical” piece of hardware.

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Sherman IC Firefly

The most effective version of Sherman against German heavy armor was a British modification. Let’s take a look at the Firefly.

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Panzerjager Tiger (P) Elefant

An odd, improvised weapon that had serious anti-tank ability. Let’s take a look at a sort of quasi-Tiger.

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