T 55 M18 hellcat hybrid tank SO 76 M 18 mod Source – http://ritastatusreport.blogspot.ru/2015/06/introducing-yugoslav-t-54-so-18-mod-tank.html and http://forum.worldoftanksxbox360edition.com/index.php?/topic/84810-hellcat-hybrid-m18-t55-used-in-real-war-in-ex-yu/ Today Rita published an interesting post, talking about a cute hybrid tank. I surfed in the net and i found an interesting story. During Balcanic war (1990/1995) Bosnian Serbs fitted some soviet T-55 with a turret of the very old M18 […]

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Sturmgeschütz auf Mausfahrzeug A set of drawings of a 15cm L/63 and 17cm L/53 Sturmpanzers was presented by Schimdt (Porsche) during a meeting at Krupp on 9 May 1944. These drawings showed ideas about a new StuG vehicle based on Maus chassis. A new meeting in 17 May 1944 at Porsche Krupp ensured the use […]

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Czechoslovak Skoda T 40 Source – http://yuripasholok.livejournal.com/4792812.html The history of Czechoslovak production of tanks is extremely interesting, but still little studied. This period includes the first 10 years after the war, when the Czechoslovak industry boasted the accumulated experience of the German occupation. This allowed the creation of their armored vehicles. For a number of reasons, including […]

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There aren’t drawings or photos about a Sturmtiger 8.8cm. The existance of this tank destroyer  based on chassis of Sturmtiger is pure speculation. The story begins during the years 2002/2004 in Axis WWII forum. A gentleman, Emanuel Morales, posted a question about the existance of a Jagdtiger with 8.8 cm. Jagdtiger on Tiger II hull was armed […]

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World of Tanks M6A2E1 the origin of myth In World of Tanks there is a unique tank, which has obsessed many players. It’s the M6A2E1, nicknamed “Goose” or Alien  (for the turret, of course). When this tank was modeled, for  unknown reasons, the hull of a M6 was chosen. So, the birth of a new redesigned […]

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Armor: One of the main characteristics of the Sturmtiger was the armor. The vehicle was intended to fight inside the urban areas and in close range. It had to be heavily armoured and the mass production Sturmtigers had a superstructure with a sloped frontal armor (47°) and 150mm of thickness. The sides and rear were 82mm […]

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ARL TRACTEUR C 1940 french super heavy tank In 1939/1940, ARL, AMX and FCM were planning and manufacturing a super heavy tank to replace the old and surpassed Char 2C. The ARL proposal was a 145ton multiturret heavy tank armed with two guns mounted in two turrets. The main armament was a 90mm modele 1939, […]

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Panther IR night vision device rare images Source – http://yuripasholok.livejournal.com/4703596.html Much has been written about Germans devices for night vision that have been used in the last year of the war. But the images of these machines are often unsatisfactory, as in the case of the famous photo of the night vision device installed on […]

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Sturmgeschütz III mit 8.8cm KwK43 L71 Between 1943 and 1944, there was a proposal to upgrade Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) with the massive 8.8cm KwK43 L/71. The project reached to the mock-up stage. A wooden mock-up was made. Height and length of the superstructure appear to have been increased and a monobloc 88mm KwK 43 […]

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