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Germans hiding a StuG IV anti-tank gun.

soldiers inspect the disabled abandoned Sturmgeschutz IV with the remnants of fir branches, used for camouflage. Germany, March On the roof of the crew compartment on this carriage is a (hard to see).

An American Pershing tank in the foreground and a German Panther in the background near the Cologne Cathedral, 1945.

An American Pershing tank in the foreground and a German Panther in the background. Tank battle at the Cologne Cathedral

Jagdtiger was the heaviest tank of WW2. It was also a piece of junk. Built by the Germans, only 88 were built. It weighed over 70 tons. It required meticulous care and training and most broke down before combat. When used properly, it was devastating. The 128mm round could destroy vehicles even after going through buildings. Its best success was in the last week of the war when a handful destroyed a battalion of American Shermans in a single day. The Germans still surrendered the next day.

Probably the heaviest and most powerfully armed vehicles deployed during World War II, this is the monstrous Jagdtiger, also sometimes referred to as the "Royal Tiger Hunter." Initially designed by.

A US GI examines the hulk of an abandoned German Panther tank (PzKpfw V Ausf G) in the Ardennes sector in Belgium after the failed German "Hail Mary" offensive of December 1945. This operation was the last large-scale offensive effort of the Third Reich, which resulted in the sacrifice of the last remaining reserves of front-line combat units.

Panther - American soldier with a abandoned German Panzerkampfwagen V Ausf G tank - Panther abandoned due to the lack of fuel, in the Ardennes, Belgium - December 1944

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M36 Jackson tank destroyer. Nicknamed "TD's" by the Americans and the "Jackson" by the British, it was mounted on a Sherman chassis and was the only American armoured vehicle to mount a 90mm gun comparable to the German 88mm gun.

US "Jackson" tank destroyer. Nicknamed "TD's" by the US GI's and the "General Jackson" by the english for the Confederate General "Stonewall" Jackson, it was mounted on a Sherman chassis with a main gun.

American soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division inspect a disabled German Tiger II tank and admire two passing girls near the village of Corenne, Belgium (February 1945). The soldier at the top right is stringing wire for field phones.

Two American soldiers inspect a destroyed German King Tiger tank, Belgium, Photo taken near the village of Corenne, Belgium, The tank in the photo is Tiger II number of the company 501 SS schwere Panzer Abteilung and Airborne Division troops.

Visit the Bulge

1944 German artillery started the Battle of the Bulge by attacking American troops around Bastogne.

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