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Discussion in 'The Tanks of World War 2' started by malasorte, Dec 18, 2007.

  1. malasorte

    malasorte Member

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    HI!

    I open this new thread for posting old pictures from WW II with destroyed tanks, trucks and other.

    I begin with destroyed KV-2


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  2. Che_Guevara

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    Nice pictures zerkalli !

    A destroyed Maus

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    Some Sherman tanks still on the same place for more then 60 years.

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    A destroyed KW-1 with several hits

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    A destroyed Jagdtiger

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  3. Commando

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    Awesome pics!
     
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    Indeed, give us more :D
     
  5. malasorte

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    Elephant

    Sd. Kfz. 184 Elephant at Kursk 1943

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    me262 phpbb3 New Member

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    some allied ones!!!!
     
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    me262 phpbb3 New Member

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    more!!!
     
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    and more......
     
  9. Ome_Joop

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    I think the tank brewed up with still a shell in the breach.
    With the pressure inside of the tank rising the shell crawled out of the barrel.
     
  10. malasorte

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    Matilda II

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  11. Ricky

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    Re: Elephant

    That bottom one - you can see the thickness of the frontal armour. The explosion that blew the top part of the hull apart must have been incredible in power :eek:
     
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    Sherman

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    Is it me, or does the bottom Sherman 'CAIRO' have planks nailed to it? :eek:
     
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    me262 phpbb3 New Member

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    you are right ricky, it does have them but why?
     
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    shermanologist on watch New Member

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    The Japanese sent suicide squads against American tanks - with magnetic mines and shaped charge mines - in both cases planks brought much useful protection
    HTH
     
  16. me262 phpbb3

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    wow, i did not know that!!!!
    thanks for the explanation
     
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  18. me262 phpbb3

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    wow, those shermans did get hammered!!!!!
    any idea what happened?
     
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    Re: Elephant

    Maybe the crew abandoned it (due to damage beyond repair) and blew it up so nobody else could use it?
     
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    possibly a scrap job

    i wonder if it was undergoing a scrap and salvage. an explosion that powerful should have lifted the turret or blown it away. notice the missing suspension parts. also note the lack of deformation at the edges and the lack of burn marks.
     

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