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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...read more

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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.read more

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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...read more

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 Teniente) December 25, 2016

Beautiful engine sound!! 12 cylinders diesel!! The T-34/85 gave the Red Army a tank with better armour and mobility than the German Panzer IV. This model became the standard Soviet medium tank, with an uninterrupted production run until the end of the war.read more

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Was the T-34  in the 21st century in use in any way, shape, or form? There is plenty of video and photographic evidence of other T-34’s being involved in the Bosnian War and it is generally accepted that this was the last conflict in which the T-34 saw action.

On 3 May 1995, a Bosnian...read more

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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!

Stug III was...read more

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The 3.7-cm Pak 35/36 was the standard German anti-tank gun at the outbreak of WWII, more than 15,000 such weapons had been completed in Germany by 1941, and although its penetrative performance was not particularly good, its mobility and ease of concealment made...read more

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 Teniente) December 20, 2016

This WWII German MP38 was manufactured by Erma (Erfurter Maschinenfabrik) in 1940 shortly before production was discontinued in favor of the MP40. This is a rare unmodifified example with the original "hook" style bolt. 

The MP38 is almost identical to the MP40, a little heavier, and most...read more

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 Teniente) December 17, 2016

The MP 40 was a submachine gun and was heavily used by infantrymen, paratroopers, platoon and squad leaders on the Eastern and Western Front. By the end of World War II, an estimated 1.1 million MP 40s had been produced of all variants.

Although the MP40 was a reliable weapon, a weakness...read more

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 Teniente) December 17, 2016

Rifles were a widely used type of weapon during the Second World War. A nation would field one or more types of infantry rifles. While some were more specifically identified with particular nations, others were used by various countries more randomly with no apparent partialities.

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