Is the movie T-34 based on a true story?
The plot is a little fantastic (a captured Russian tank commander and crew being recruited by the Nazis for training purposes), but it is based on a true story from 1944.
How many tanks were lost in ww2?
At least 1,741 tanks destroyed in 1939-1940, 549 light and medium tanks destroyed in 1944-1945 and 134 combat cars. 15,844 tanks and 1,957 armoured cars lost.
What was the most useless tank in ww2?
|Bob Semple tank|
|Mass||25.4 t (25.0 long tons)|
|Length||4.20 m (13 ft 9 in)|
|Width||3.30 m (10 ft 10 in)|
|Height||3.65 m (12 ft 0 in)|
What was the best tank ever made?
M1 Abrams tank. Know this: With its current updates, even at 40 years old, the M1 Abrams is a battle-tested tank that is among the very best in the world. And, perhaps, the best tank ever. The M1 Abrams was developed in the 1970s to close what at the time looked like a ‘tank’ gap with the Soviet Union.
What happened to German tanks after the war?
After the Armistice, all tanks in German hands were confiscated. Almost all were eventually scrapped, and the various postwar treaties forbade the former Central Powers from building or possessing tanks.
What was the life expectancy of a tank crew in ww2?
According to the vets, the life expectancy of a tank crew member was only six weeks.
Was the Sherman tank any good?
The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II. The M4 Sherman proved to be reliable, relatively cheap to produce, and available in great numbers….M4 Sherman.
|Medium Tank, M4|
|Designer||U.S. Army Ordnance Department|