In the fall of 1991, the Croats used the T-34/85 in the battles on the Adriatic coast of Dubrovnik as a self-propelled artillery and infantry support. Despite the fact that “thirty” has long been considered obsolete, they fared well in these battles. So, Croatian tank labeled “MALO BIJELO” survived two hits by ATGM “baby”, the crew of the tank destroyed two armored cars, one truck and one T-55 Serbs. The weakness of the side armor of old tanks Croats tried to compensate by hanging on the side of the tower and sandbags. On some tanks near the tower hatch loader was mounted the American 12.7 mm machine guns Browning М2НВ.

The crew of a Panzer IV Ausf.G Tropenfähig (Tropical) of 1./Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V. 66 of the Afrika Korps, Wehrmacht, posing in front of their tank in Neuruppin during the preparations for the planned invasion of the island of Malta (“Unternehmen Herkules”, Italian “Operazione C3”). The operation was then canceled shortly after.
Brandenburg, Germany, May-June 1942.


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Panzer V “Panther” Ausf.G of Fallschirm-Panzer-Division 1. “Hermann Göring” accompanied by elements of Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Division 2 “Hermann Göring” are going through a forest near Kodersdorf (Görlitz) to get to their operational area to eve of the battle of Bautzen (battle of Budziszyn).
Saxony, Germany, 20 April 1945.


Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf. C

It was an attempt to redesign the Panzer I for use in reconnaissance and airborne operations, with a new suspension, powerplant, and increased armor. weighed 8 Metric Tons and its dimensions were: length 4.19 m, 1.92 m wide and 1.94 high. Its maximum speed reached 79 km / h and had a range of 300 km. As weapons EW141 automatic cannon used a 20 mm along with a 7.92 mm MG34. The shield was 30 mm in the front, 20 mm on the sides and the rear and 10 mm at the top and bottom, with little inclination. 40 units were manufactured by Krauss-Maffei between July and December 1942.