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Tank History (WW2): The Sturer Emil and Dicker Max
The Dicker Max was intended to be a bunker buster that was to be used at ranges beyond which the bunker could return fire in the Maginot Line. Development began in 1939 by Krupp, however with the defeat of France the design was without a purpose, thus it was suggested to be used as a heavy tank destroyer. 2 prototypes were ordered and completed in January 1941, they were then demonstrated in front of Hitler on 31st March 1941. They were sent to the Eastern Front for the invasion of the Soviet Un
A History of Tanks (with people for scale!)
SU-152 - Soviet Union, 1943 45 tons - 2,45 m tall, 8.95 m long. Built in the style of German assault guns and tank destroyers, this vehicle featured a strong gun in an immobile casemate on base of the KV-1 tank. It served as a defensive answer against Tiger and Panther, being able to destroy both with its gargantuan 152 mm gun from ambush positions. It was also used as an artillery piece.