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KV-2 of the may - June 1941 issue from the 41st TD of the 22nd MK of the Southwestern front.

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 KV-2 of the may - June 1941 issue from the 41st TD of the 22nd MK of the Southwestern front. This tank was probably abandoned due to a malfunction or lack of fuel on June 27, 1941, when the 41st TD left Kovel.

MYTH OF PERFECT INVULNERABLE T-34 FAR SUPERIOR TO PITY MISERABLE GERMAN PANZERS

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by Дмитрий Шеин (All this post is brief quote of my "T-34 goes to war" book, interesting men are welcome: https://www.amazon.com/World-Tanks-T-34-Goes-W…/…/B075712LZ9 ) Soviet memoirists like to cite numerous German praises towards Soviet T-34 - just as our hotheaded . Evald fon Kleist described T-34 as "the finest tank in the world". Guderian wrote in his memoirs about "vast superiority" of T-34. General Mellentin concluded "It was the most excellent example of the offensive weapon of Second World War". And so on, the quotes are almost innumerable. For Russian-spoken readers it was very kindly to read such descriptions as well as Soviet reflections of glorious feats of Russian tankers winning the combat over numerous enemies... but in the deepest deep of mind the painful question troubled many of Russian readers: if T-34 were so vast superior to German tanks then why this true Wunder-waffe did not destroy the pity German panzers in shor