What does T-34 stand for?
T-34-T (T stands for tyagach [“tractor”]) – During World War II, some old T-34s were rebuilt as armored recovery vehicles (ARVs) with their turret removed; sometimes the turret ring was plated over or a superstructure was added in place of the turret. They were used solely for towing operations.
What is T-34 rated?
A good music soundtrack and quality acting are very good. I have watched the movie three times and the enjoyment factor is still present. The movie was not as graphic as the R-rated Brad Pitt Sherman tank movie “Fury” so I would give it a PG-13 rating.
What was special about the T-34 tank?
The T-34 is a Soviet medium tank produced from 1940 to 1958. It was the world’s best tank when the Soviet Union entered the Second World War, and although its armour and armament were surpassed by later WWII tanks, it is credited as the war’s most effective, efficient and influential design.
How many variants of the T-34 were made?
|84,070 35,120 T-34 48,950 T-34-85
|See T-34 variants
|Specifications (T-34 Model 1941)
|26.5 tonnes (29.2 short tons; 26.1 long tons) 31 tonnes (34 short tons; 31 long tons) (T-34-85)
Is there an English version of T-34?
T-34 (English Dub)
What was the best tank of ww2?
Though later tanks produced during this time period proved to have better armor and armament, the T-34 is often recognized as the most effective, highly influential and efficient tank design of WWII.
Why were German Tiger tanks so effective?
The Tiger’s 88mm-wide mobile main gun was so formidable that shells often blasted straight through enemy tanks, coming out the other side. Its heavy armour was also so thick that a crew (usually of 5) could mostly park in front of an enemy anti-tank gun without fear of harm.
What is a T-34/76?
T-34/76 model 1942 at Kharkov, spring 1943. Notice the rare two-tone camouflage, probably applied using sand and some adhesive, and the mixed metal and rubberized road wheels. The T-34/76 model 1943 received the new turret with twin hatches and better optics, which improved the efficiency of the commander.
What is the difference between a 1940 and a 1941 T-34?
The T-34/76 model 1941 was a cheaper and simpler production version of the 1940 model, with many improvements. These included welded elements and a new two-piece cast turret, with a new wide hatch which became one of the striking characteristics of the T-34.
What are the different types of T-34 tanks?
T-34 variants. The T-34 medium tank is one of the most-produced and longest-lived tanks of all time. Identification of T-34 variants can be complicated. Turret castings, superficial details, and equipment differed between factories; new features were added in the middle of production runs, or retrofitted to older tanks;
What was the Soviet T-34?
It was known as the T-34 (the Soviets do not seem to have made any effort to differentiate it from the later T-34/85 ). A new and improved coil-spring Christie suspension was fitted, as well as the intended V12 diesel and adapted clutch and transmission.