The tiger tanks were powerful tanks created by the the Germans. This heavy armoured tank was feared by the Americans and The British because of its power.

Tiger Tank inspected by Winston Churchill back on the move

The tiger tanks were powerful tanks created by the the Germans. This heavy armoured tank was feared by the Americans and The British because of its power.

Sturmtiger (German: "Assault Tiger") is the common name of a World War II German…

Sturmtiger (German: "Assault Tiger") is the common name of a World War II German…

A British Grant tank, whose crew has just painted the name 'Atlanta' on its turret, 10 September 1942.

A British Grant tank, whose crew has just painted the name 'Atlanta' on its turret, 10 September 1942.

A British 17 pdr round lodged in a block of armor from a Tiger I, which it failed to completely penetrate.

A British 17 pdr round lodged in a block of armor from a Tiger I, which it failed to completely penetrate.

British army 1945 Firefly Sherman - with the larger much more capable British 17 pounder main gun - could destroy any German tank and was a much better gun than the standard US gun

British army 1945 Firefly Sherman - with the larger much more capable British 17 pounder main gun - could destroy any German tank and was a much better gun than the standard US gun

BRITISH ARMY ITALY 1944 (NA 15075) A 17-pdr anti-tank gun and crew near Cassino, 17 May 1944. A Sherman tank can be seen in the background.

BRITISH ARMY ITALY 1944 (NA 15075) A 17-pdr anti-tank gun and crew near Cassino, 17 May 1944. A Sherman tank can be seen in the background.

Jagdtiger ("Hunting Tiger") is the common name of a German heavy tank destroyer of World War II. The official German designation was Panzerjäger Tiger Ausf. B as it was based on a lengthened Tiger II chassis.

Jagdtiger ("Hunting Tiger") is the common name of a German heavy tank destroyer of World War II. The official German designation was Panzerjäger Tiger Ausf. B as it was based on a lengthened Tiger II chassis.

A British Army Churchill IV (NA 75) tank of 'A' Squadron, 'The North Irish Horse' attached to the 25th Tank Brigade passing through Via XX Settembre, a narrow street in Montefiore Conca in Rimini, Italy on the 11th September 1944.  (© IWM NA 18530)

A British Army Churchill IV (NA 75) tank of 'A' Squadron, 'The North Irish Horse' attached to the 25th Tank Brigade passing through Via XX Settembre, a narrow street in Montefiore Conca in Rimini, Italy on the 11th September 1944. (© IWM NA 18530)

The Comet was the best British tank of WW2. Its 77mm gun fired the same ammunition as the 17 pounder gun from a shell case based on the British WW1 anti aircraft gun. The reduction in velocity did not have a too negative affect on the APDS shot and the Comet could still take on a Tiger or Panther at range.

The Comet was the best British tank of WW2. Its 77mm gun fired the same ammunition as the 17 pounder gun from a shell case based on the British WW1 anti aircraft gun. The reduction in velocity did not have a too negative affect on the APDS shot and the Comet could still take on a Tiger or Panther at range.

The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I, in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War on the White Russian side, and by the Red Army. Thanks to Walter Wilson's epicyclic gear steering system, it was the first British heavy tank that required only one man to steer it

The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I, in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War on the White Russian side, and by the Red Army. Thanks to Walter Wilson's epicyclic gear steering system, it was the first British heavy tank that required only one man to steer it

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