From entering active service in 1932 with the Red Army; the T-26 participated in many conflicts through the 1930's up until it's final engagement against the Japanese Kwantung Army in Manchuria in August 1945 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-26
Knocked out Soviet Lend-Lease Churchill Significant numbers of British Churchill, Matilda and Valentine tanks were shipped to the USSR along with the US M3 Lee after it became obsolete on the African Front, ceasing production in December 1942 and withdrawn from British service in May 1943. The Churchills, supplied by the arctic convoys, saw action in the Siege of Leningrad and the Battle of Kursk, while tanks shipped by the Persian route supplied the Caucasian Front. Between June 1941 and May 1945, Britain delivered to the USSR: 3,000+ Hurricanes 4,000+ other aircraft 27 naval vessels 5,218 tanks 5,000+ anti-tank guns 4,020 ambulances…
The heaviest tank on the battlefield, the Tiger II or Königstiger was a formidable foe, but it had its fair share of shortcomings. From over-complicated engineering, not enough power for the weight of the beast and the lack of quality raw materials led to this monster not being able to perform to its fullest. However that being said, wherever this tank was deployed, it devastated its opponents. In this photo two King Tigers of the 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion are passing through a Paris street on the way to the Normandy front in August 1944, ultimately however nothing the German's…
Sailors on the foredeck of HMS Berwick as she escorted convoy JW53 to Murmansk, 1943 [2197 × 1464] http://ift.tt/2hC3uaB Submitted December 16, 2016 at 09:18AM by 124876720 via reddit http://ift.tt/2hqZT0H
The Me 163A V4 was shipped to Peenemünde to receive the HWK RII-203 engine in May 1941. By 2 October 1941, the Me 163A V4, bearing the radio call sign letters, or Stammkennzeichen, "KE+SW", set a new world speed record of 1,004.5 km/h (624.2 mph), piloted by Heini Dittmar, with no apparent damage to the aircraft during the attempt.
An interesting photo as the Vomag Omnibus 7 was a civilian transport vehicle. There isn't a lot of information available about the Omnibus 7. The variant is known as the Vomag 88mm Flak 18 Waffentrager. It is an example of the need to get such an excellent but horribly immobile weapon into battle and as maneuverable as possible.
Soviet Infantry And T-34's Attack The Germans During The Battle Of Kursk http://ift.tt/2hgXyTr Submitted December 19, 2016 at 01:55PM by McCreedy3 via reddit http://ift.tt/2h0yEK0
Americans In Fierce Fighting http://ift.tt/2hPslam Submitted December 19, 2016 at 02:21PM by McCreedy3 via reddit http://ift.tt/2hKnryq