Tag Archives: Tank Models

IS-2 Joseph Stalin Tank

The Eastern Front of World War II saw a constant spiral of increasing tank sizes, gun sizes and armor thickness.  The largest allied tank to actually see widespread service during the war years, the IS-2 was built to be a Tiger … Continue reading

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Panzer V Panther Ausf G

Arguably the best Armored Fighting Vehicle of World War II, the Panther was a response to effective Soviet armor and would prove a serious challenge for any opponent. After the jump, a German medium tank.

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Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer

The Germans were masters of retasking obsolete equipment.  The Hetzer is one excellent example of an outdated tank chassis finding new life as a tank destroyer.   After the jump, a late war tank hunter.

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Sturmgeschutz III Ausf B

The Germans had an amazing proliferation of armored vehicles during the course of the war.  Some of them, were actually built in large quantities. After the jump, a very common AFV.

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T-34/76

One of the most important weapons to come out of the war was the Soviet T-34 tank.  It revolutionized tank design and shocked the Germans. After the jump, a brief look at one of the best all around designs of … Continue reading

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Panzer VI-B King Tiger

Another of the very well known super heavy units deployed by the Germans late in WWII. The King Tiger was huge, and could dominate a battlefield like no other tank. After the jump, we’ll discuss this terror.

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Panzer VI Tiger

The Tiger tank is so synonymous with German armor that many seem to think every German Tank was one.  Yet it was actually a very specialized heavy unit, that made an impression way beyond the 1300 units built. So let’s … Continue reading

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