Transport yourself to the heart of a 1941 battle, complete with infantry, artillery, aviation and some very iconic vehicles. In this video, you'll see operating German vehicles, such as the Pz.Kpfw. III medium tank as well as the StuG III self-propelled-gun. The tanks on the Soviet side are the T-34-76 and the BT-7.
Get into the thick of tank battles with Wargaming's “1941 Battle: 360° Reenactment”, a unique 360° virtual reality video that takes the viewer into the heart of battle with four tanks, 40 infantry reenactors, artillery and warplanes.
Watch the reenactment of this World War II battle in the unique 360° format. Control the camera with your mouse and follow every detail of the battle. To immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the battle even more, we recommend using a smartphone and Google Cardboard.
“Wargaming is excited to share our passion for history, and to use innovative technology to bring history alive,” said Tracy Spaight, Director of Special Projects at Wargaming. “Recreating this historic tank battle in 360°, with iconic tanks like the T-34 and Panzer III, will reignite the past like never before.” he added.
This video was made possible by the partnership between World of Tanks and Google. So you liked the video—now drive these armored beasts in World of Tanks!!
Earlier this year, Wargaming’s World of Tanks, in partnership with Google and The Bovington Tank Museum, released a series of five 360° videos titled “Virtually Inside the Tanks”. Covering famous vehicles such as the M4 Sherman from the movie “FURY”, viewers could discover some of history’s most notable tanks, inside and out.