It's becoming more rare to find a Josef's tank busters. In Eastern Europe is still possible to see some of them. They are impressive. This is the case of this SU-100, which now languishes waiting a collector to be restored. ...read more
The German Jagdpanther is widely regarded as one of the best, if not the best, tank destroyers of WWII. The performance of the 8.8cm PaK gun and the need for effective, mobile anti-tank weapons was well understood by the Germans.
After finishing the race a small number of PzKpfw V...read more
The Jagdpanther was a German tank destroyer; it had a fixed gun (i.e. no turret) and was based on the chassis of the Panther tank. To accommodate the gun the sides of the Panther tank were extended up to provide a roomy interior, while maintaining a very low profile....read more
Probably best AFV design Germany used. Light, good armor protection, good gun, enough fast, small so good to hide or transport, low maintenance and cheap to produce. This should have been the production priority and build in larger numbers.
Stugs always seem to have such a smooth sounding engine compared to other tanks. Stugs the Germans were really harsh against many of the Russian and American tanks, so they did it successfully after the second world war, oh yes these are good tanks infantry support!
Nicholas Moran examines the famous Soviet ISU-152 tank destroyer. In Part 1, How does it differ from the SU-152? What's common between the ISU-152 and some German vehicles? And why should the external fuel tanks not be considered a weakness? In Part 2, he'll look inside the famous vehicle. How...read more
The heaviest assault gun, the Srurmgeschütz 8.8cm (SdKfz 184), also known as the Ferdinand and the Elefant, resulted from Hitler's frustration at not being able to mount the long-barrel 88mm Pak43/2 L/71 in the Tiger I tank. ...read more
The 16 ton Jagdpanzer 38 (t) Hetzer, a German tank destroyer, was found on the border of Jurata and Hel (Pomerania) and pulled from the water on 26th of May 2007. The tank destroyer lacked the upper plates and rear armour. The interior contained the personal belongings of its crew, including a...read more
This German tank destroyer is the last Marder III variant. Very few of these vehicles survived the war! This tank destroyer has resided in a museum for the past 40 years! It was produced in 1944 and was manufactured by Bohmen-Marische Mashinenfabriken in...read more