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 Lieutenant) August 28, 2016

Tigers were usually employed in separate heavy tank battalions (schwere Panzer-Abteilung) under army command. These battalions would be deployed to critical sectors, either for breakthrough operations or, more typically, counter-attacks.

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 Lieutenant) August 08, 2016

This is a video made of the German Newsreels. It's another masterpiece made by HCT. He says he loves the rare footage in the newsreels and the great real sound of battle. You can clearly watch a Stug III, a Panzer IV Aufs. C, some Flak 88, some Pack 36 and some fabulous German artillery the...read more

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According to Steven Zaloga, the IS-2 and Tiger I could knock each other out in normal combat distances below 1000 m. At longer ranges the performance of each respective tank against each other was dependent on the crew and combat situation. The September 1944...read more

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 Lieutenant) July 14, 2016

A tribute to all the men who fought and died on the Eastern front. The bloodiest and most savage fighting took place on the eastern Front, it was by far the deadliest theatre of World War II.

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In 1998 a group of seachers discovered a drowned Soviet Sherman in the river Gniloy Tikich. After long preparative work in 2004 they managed to pull it out from the bottom. Now the restored M4A2 is exhibited in the museum of the Ukrainian National Defence Academy....read more

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The Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. H began production in June 1943 and received the designation Sd. Kfz. 161/2. The variant Ausf. H pretty much took the design to its limits, yet helping to keep the tank competitive. Between April 1943 and July...read more

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The German army, always short of equipment, was always more than happy to employ as much captured material as possible. Using captured or foreign produced equipment was a standard practise of the German Army since before the war. T-34s, T-70s, T-26s, KV-1s, KV-2s and...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 26, 2016

Absolutely spellbinding film - an incredible movie, and a very well made trailer for that movie directed by Elem Klimov in 1985. This movie is a film that truly captures the experiences and horrors of WWII. It is included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven...read more

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