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Even before the U.S. entered WWII, the 37mm gun was rendered relatively ineffective against enemy tanks as they had evolved with thicker armor since 1939. It was dropped from the armament of U.S. medium tanks when the M3 Lee was supplanted by the new line of M4...leer más

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The standard anti-tank gun of Germany’s forces in September 1939 was the 3.7cm PaK, which is often but apparently erroneously referred to today as the PaK 36 or PaK 35/36. This was an excellent weapon that first saw real action in the Spanish Civil War, but by...leer más

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Unlike many military items that claim they are WW2, this Howitzer is dated 1937 and was removed from a disused Soviet base near to Dukelska in Czech Republic. It stood as a gate guard for many years, this area was where the Soviets advanced through from southern Poland...leer más

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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. ...leer más

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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...leer más

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The 7.5 cm PaK 40 (7.5 cm Panzerabwehrkanone 40) was a German 7.5 centimetre anti-tank gun developed in 1939-1941 by Rheinmetall and used during the Second World War. PaK 40 formed the backbone of german anti-tank guns for the latter part of World War II, and was used in most war theatres. It...leer más

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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....leer más

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 Teniente) December 27, 2016

If you look at the video you will see a lot of optical equipment on top of the cupola. That is infra-red equipment so this tank could fight at night. I thought you would find that interesting. Pointing the way to the future...

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 Teniente) December 26, 2016

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.

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 HQ Batallón) December 25, 2016

It's a Continental R-975 C4 radial engine. It sounds exactly like an airplane engine should. Shitty at idle and powerful at speed. Hearing it I could imagine an old biplane standing at idle waiting for takeoff then powering up into a massive roar. Not so easy on a clutch I bet. M4 was so tall...leer más

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