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Tag Archives: Tank Models
The Sherman Tank served almost every place the US Army did in World War II. Let’s take another look at the ubiquitous Sherman.
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.
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.
The most effective version of Sherman against German heavy armor was a British modification. Let’s take a look at the Firefly.
An odd, improvised weapon that had serious anti-tank ability. Let’s take a look at a sort of quasi-Tiger.
Continuing the theme of ludicrous looking AFVs, the Soviet KV-2 was an early War monster. Let’s take a look at another tank who’s design aesthetic was inspired by Warner Brothers.
Some AFVs look like something right out of Looney Toons, perhaps none more so than the German Sturmtiger. Let’s take a look at an armored monster.
The biggest and most capable American tank of World War II was almost too late for action. Let’s look at one that did see use at the tail end of things.
The German Wehrmacht remains a source of fascination to many history buffs, especially the array of interesting and imposing armored fighting vehicles. Yet Germany’s most produced AFV was the comparatively small StuG III. Let’s look at the most produced variant … Continue reading
Improving protection from air attack for armored formations proved to be a major concern for every combatant during World War II. Let’s look at a British response to that concern.