War Thunder Sea Fury FB 11 The Hawker Sea Fury (in WT tier 4) was a British fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by Hawker. It was the last propeller-driven fighter to serve with the Royal Navy, and also one of the fastest production single piston-engined aircraft ever built. Developed during the Second World War, the […]

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"Panzer 58" by Wikimedia Commons user TheBernFiles. - Own photograph. Shot at the Army Days 2006 (Heerestage 2006) in Thun.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Panzer_58.jpg#/media/File:Panzer_58.jpg

Mittlerer Panzer 58 Source – http://yuripasholok.livejournal.com/4484665.html For a variety of reasons (mainly economic) Switzerland for a long time bought armored vehicles from other countries. The situation changed in the 50s. It is no secret that Swiss companies (especially Oerlikon and Solothurn) cooperated actively with the Germans before the Second World War. After the war, Switzerland […]

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Beutepanzer 7,5cm Pak 97/98(f) auf Pz. 740 (r) The Beutepanzer 7,5cm Pak 97/98(f) auf Pz. 740 (r) is not well known german conversion of many captured soviet T-26. A French gun 7,5cm PaK 97/98 was installed on modified T-26 chassis. The turrets of these tanks were removed and replaced by a 75mm captured french antitank gun […]

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From Matilda to Oswald The history of Infanterie Pz Kpw MK II mit 5cm KwK 38 L42 is barely unknown. A captured Matilda II with turret number 111 was sent to Terneuzen, Holland, at the and of 1942. Here, this tank was used for exercises near the harbour of Terneuzen on a landing craft. Otherwise, […]

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It’s time to talk about another “beutepanzer”. This time it’s possible to talk about the only very well known conversion of a URSS T-34 tank by German soldiers: the Flakpanzer T-34. This AA tank came from an heavy conversion that changed the hull of a T-34 captured by Pz Jag Abt 653 in July 1944. The […]

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Tanks in Antarctica Source – http://yuripasholok.livejournal.com/4364147.html  Yesterday, Yuri Pasholok published an interesting article about the tanks in Antarctica. “… From time to time on the internet and press discussing about these photos Ieri Yuri Pasholok ha pubblicato un interessante articolo sui carri armati in Antartide. “…Di volta in volta su internet e sulla stampa si discute di queste foto: […]

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World of Tanks Renault ZM prototype Source – wikipedia and http://yuripasholok.livejournal.com/4352782.html#cutid1 The ancestor (prototype) of the Renault R 35 In 2 August 1933, the French army advanced requirements for the development of a new light tank, which needed to replace the obsolete Renault FT. According to the specifications, the tank had tohave the following characteristics: – Weight: 6 tons; […]

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The Lost successor of B1 – The Char B1 ter The fact that the Char B1 (1929) was outdated, it was clear as early as the mid-30s. In 1935, Char B1 with serial number 101 was the first of a series of tests for an updated version of the tank. It was decided to increase the […]

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Pz. Kpfw. 38 mit 7.5cm KwK 40 L/48 or 8cm Paw 600 In November 1944, Krupp prepared a new series of proposals to increase the power of Panzers and JagdPanzers. These projects were sent to the Generalinspekteur der Panzertruppen and then to WaPruef 6. One of these projects was the Jagdpanzer IV PaK 43 88mm L71. […]

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