Let’s talk about German T-34 88mm L\56. The existence of this german conversion is based on the unofficial testimonials of Wolfgang Kloth. He said: “There was an interesting unit in Kurland, Panzerbrigade Kurland. And they only had captured tanks. They had a Sherman and a General Lee and two T-43s (type error, T-34s) . They took […]

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The Beutepanzer 75mm PaK-40 auf Vickers Mk VI e was a prototype of tank destroyer based on hull of Vickers Mk VI Self propelled gun. No prototype was built, an incomplete vehicle with a 75mm PaK-40 was photographed at Becker workshop. source – beutepanzer.ru and W. Spielberger “Beute-Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der deutschen Wehrmacht”  Il Beutepanzer […]

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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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