Tanks

Some articles on tanks, tank:

MBT-70 - History
1960s the German Leopard 1 and the US M60 were the newest main battle tanks in their respective country's service ... While designed to counter the T-54/55 tanks, both tanks were placed at a disadvantage by the new smoothbore gun fielded in the T-62 ... It became clear that the next generation of Soviet tanks would have increased firepower and protection ...
70th Armor Regiment (United States) - World War II - The Battle of The Bulge
... Battle of the Bulge began on 16 December, and the 70th Tank Battalion was located on the southern flank of the German penetration, with only eleven of its ... of the 12th Infantry Regiment mounted on their tanks in order to reach elements of the regiment which had been overrun and isolated near Echternach ... Until 24 December, platoon size detachments of tanks, supported by no more than five infantrymen mounted on each tank, operated as mobile strike forces ...
70th Armor Regiment (United States) - World War II - The Siegfried Line and The Hürtgen Forest
... In crossing the German frontier, the 70th Tank Battalion found themselves immediately in the Siegfried Line ... hilly, heavily forested and ill-suited for tanks ... Tanks were employed in platoon strength and due to the restricted terrain and poor ground and weather conditions, the lighter M5’s of Company D were often employed in ...
German Combat Vehicles Of World War II - Tanks - Panzer VI Ausf. B "Königstiger"
... Kfz.182) / VK4503(H) was a heavy tank in the later half of World War II ... was an expensive failure for Nazi Germany when used in an offensive role as a main battle tank ...
M26 Pershing - History - Production
... Ten T26E3 tanks were produced that month at the Fisher Tank Arsenal, 30 in December, 70 in January 1945, and 132 in February ... The Detroit Tank Arsenal also started production in March 1945, and the combined output was 194 tanks for that month ... Following its introduction into combat in Europe, the T26E3 tanks were redesignated as the M26 in March 1945 ...

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    Today, almost forty years later, I grow dizzy when I recall that the number of manufactured tanks seems to have been more important to me than the vanished victims of racism.
    Albert Speer (1905–1981)