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German Panzer III tank was spotted on the move along the Minsk-Moscow road, in the central section of the Eastern Front, in 1941
24/10/2023

German Panzer III tank on Minsk-Moscow road

German Panzer III tank was spotted on the move along the Minsk-Moscow road, in the central section of the Eastern Front, in 1941.   Did you know? Panzer III Ausf. A through D utilized a 12-cylinder Maybach HL108 TR engine, delivering 250
Panzerabwehrkanone 43/1 L/71, mounted on the Sd.Kfz.164 "Nashorn", had its breech loaded with an 88 mm shell.
27/10/2023

Panzerabwehrkanone 43/1 L/71, on the Sd.Kfz.164 Nashorn

Panzerabwehrkanone 43/1 L/71, mounted on the Sd.Kfz.164 “Nashorn”, had its breech loaded with an 88 mm shell.   Did you know? The Pak 43, or Panzerabwehrkanone 43, was a formidable 88mm German anti-tank gun designed by Krupp, competing with the Rheinmetall 8.8cm
PzKpfw VI Tiger tanks, in early July 1943, as part of Unternehmen Zitadelle unit Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 505, advancing mounted Panzergrenadier infrantry
15/10/2023

PzKpfw VI Tiger tanks in 1943

PzKpfw VI “Tiger” tanks, in early July 1943, as part of “Unternehmen Zitadelle”, unit Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 505, advancing mounted Panzergrenadier infrantry. Despite suffering the loss of 21 out of their 26 Tigers in just two days, they managed to take down an
Jagdpanzer 38 (t), alternately known as the Hetzer moves through a village, beside fully laden horses and mules
13/10/2023

Jagdpanzer 38 t group moves through a village

Jagdpanzer 38 t, alternately known as the “Hetzer,” moves through a village, beside fully laden horses and mules.   Did you know? The Jagdpanzer 38 saw its combat debut in July 1944 when it was fielded by the Heeres Panzerjäger-Abteilung 731. This
A Panzerjäger Ferdinand and a column of Sdkfz 9 (Famo) half tracks deeply stuck in the mud on the Eastern Front.
09/10/2023

A Panzerjäger Ferdinand and a column of Sdkfz 9

A Panzerjäger Ferdinand and a column of Sdkfz 9 (Famo) half tracks deeply stuck in the mud on the Eastern Front. Did you know? Towing the Ferdinand posed quite a challenge due to its immense weight. Back then, the German army relied
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