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    World War 2 Tanks (1939-1945)

    World War 2 went on to set the new standard in combat tank design, resulting in the Main Battle Tank see at war's end in 1945.





    Victory in the ground war of World War 2 could be decided through various means but it was the tank that ultimately took center stage. The combat system evolved much from its infancy witnessed during World War 1 (1914-1918) and grew to become a focal point of the many offensives had in the Second Grand War - spanning from Europe to the Pacific and all places in between. The conflict delivered into armored warfare history such classics as the German "Panther" and "Tiger" types, the Soviet T-34, the British "Churchill" and the American "Sherman". Before the end, the Allies would be crowned the victors thanks largely to numerical superiority, setting the groundwork for a whole new generation of tanks to come in the Cold War years (1947-1991).


    There are a total of (146) World War 2 Tanks (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. The listing covers all tank types: tankettes, light tanks, medium tanks, heavy tanks, super-heavy tanks, fast tanks, cruiser tanks, infantry tanks and related armored fighting vehicles.





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    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the 38M Toldi
    38M Toldi
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the 40M Turan I / 41M Turan II
    40M Turan I / 41M Turan II
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the 4TP (PZlnz 140)
    4TP (PZlnz 140)
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the 7TP
    7TP
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the AH-IV
    AH-IV
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the AMC-35 (Automitrailleuse de Combat Renault modele 1935) / Renault ACG-1
    AMC-35 (Automitrailleuse de Combat Renault modele 1935) / Renault ACG-1
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Bob Semple Tank
    Bob Semple Tank
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    BT-2 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    BT-5 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    BT-7 (Bystrochodnij Tankov)
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato L3 (Series)
    Carro Armato L3 (Series)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato L6/40
    Carro Armato L6/40
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato M11/39
    Carro Armato M11/39
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato M13/40
    Carro Armato M13/40
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato M14/41
    Carro Armato M14/41
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato M15/42
    Carro Armato M15/42
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Carro Armato P40 (Carro Pesante P40)
    Carro Armato P40 (Carro Pesante P40)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
    Churchill Crocodile (Churchill Mk VII)
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk I (A9)
    Cruiser Tank Mk I (A9)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk II (A10)
    Cruiser Tank Mk II (A10)
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13 Mark I)
    Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13 Mark I)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13)
    Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk V Covenanter (A13)
    Cruiser Tank Mk V Covenanter (A13)
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VI Crusader (A15)
    Cruiser Tank Mk VI Crusader (A15)
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VII Cavalier (A24)
    Cruiser Tank Mk VII Cavalier (A24)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Challenger (A30)
    Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Challenger (A30)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
    Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Ram
    Cruiser Tank Ram
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Ram Kangaroo
    Cruiser Tank Ram Kangaroo
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Sentinel AC (Australian Cruiser)
    Cruiser Tank Sentinel AC (Australian Cruiser)
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the FCM 36 (Char leger Modele 1936 FCM)
    FCM 36 (Char leger Modele 1936 FCM)
    1921
    Thumbnail picture of the FCM Char 2C
    FCM Char 2C
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the FCM F1
    FCM F1
    1923
    Thumbnail picture of the FIAT 3000 (Carro d-assalto 3000 / L.5 Series)
    FIAT 3000 (Carro d-assalto 3000 / L.5 Series)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Grizzly
    Grizzly
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Half-Track Car M2
    Half-Track Car M2
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Half-Track Car M9
    Half-Track Car M9
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Half-Track Personnel Carrier M3
    Half-Track Personnel Carrier M3
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Hotchkiss H35
    Hotchkiss H35
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Hotchkiss H39
    Hotchkiss H39
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Churchill (A43) Black Prince
    Infantry Tank Churchill (A43) Black Prince
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Mk I Matilda (A11)
    Infantry Tank Mk I Matilda (A11)
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
    Infantry Tank Mk II Matilda (A12)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Mk III Valentine
    Infantry Tank Mk III Valentine
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
    Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Valiant (A38)
    Infantry Tank Valiant (A38)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
    IS-1 / JS-1 (Josef Stalin)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
    IS-2 / JS-2 (Josef Stalin)
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
    IS-3 / JS-3 (Josef Stalin)
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Krupp Landkreuzer P.1000 Ratte (Rat)
    Krupp Landkreuzer P.1000 Ratte (Rat)
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-1 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-1 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-13 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-13 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-2 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-2 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-8 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-8 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the KV-85 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    KV-85 (Klimenti Voroshilov)
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-2 / LVT-4) (Alligator / Water Buffalo)
    Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-2 / LVT-4) (Alligator / Water Buffalo)
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Landsverk L-Series
    Landsverk L-Series
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the LT vz. 34
    LT vz. 34
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the LT vz. 35 / PzKpfW 35(t)
    LT vz. 35 / PzKpfW 35(t)
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
    LT vz. 38 / PzKpfW 38(t) (SdKfz 140)
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the M1 (Light Tank, M1 / M1 Combat Car)
    M1 (Light Tank, M1 / M1 Combat Car)
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the M2 (Light Tank, M2)
    M2 (Light Tank, M2)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the M22 Locust
    M22 Locust
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
    M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the M26 Pershing
    M26 Pershing
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
    M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
    M3 Stuart (Light Tank, M3)
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
    M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the M4A3(76)W HVSS Sherman (Easy Eight / M4A3E8)
    M4A3(76)W HVSS Sherman (Easy Eight / M4A3E8)
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
    M5 Stuart (Light Tank, M5) (Stuart VI)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the M6 (Heavy Tank M6)
    M6 (Heavy Tank M6)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Marmon-Herrington (South African Reconnaissance Vehicle)
    Marmon-Herrington (South African Reconnaissance Vehicle)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Medium Tank M2
    Medium Tank M2
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Medium Tank T20
    Medium Tank T20
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
    NI Tank (Odessa Tank)
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Panzerkampfwagen E-100 (Tiger Maus)
    Panzerkampfwagen E-100 (Tiger Maus)
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Panzerkampfwagen Neubaufahrzeug (PzKpfW NbFz V / VI)
    Panzerkampfwagen Neubaufahrzeug (PzKpfW NbFz V / VI)
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault Char B1
    Renault Char B1
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault Char D1
    Renault Char D1
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault FT-17
    Renault FT-17
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
    Renault R35 (Char leger Modele 1935 R)
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Schofield Tank
    Schofield Tank
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 101 Panzerkampfwagen I (PzKpfW I) / Panzer 1
    SdKfz 101 Panzerkampfwagen I (PzKpfW I) / Panzer 1
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 121 Panzerkampfwagen II (PzKpfW II) / Panzer 2
    SdKfz 121 Panzerkampfwagen II (PzKpfW II) / Panzer 2
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 123 Panzerspahwagen II (Luchs)
    SdKfz 123 Panzerspahwagen II (Luchs)
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 141 Panzerkampfwagen III (PzKpfW III) / Panzer 3
    SdKfz 141 Panzerkampfwagen III (PzKpfW III) / Panzer 3
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
    SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (PzKpfW V) / Panzer 5
    SdKfz 171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther (PzKpfW V) / Panzer 5
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 181 Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger I (PzKpfW VI) / Panzer 6)
    SdKfz 181 Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger I (PzKpfW VI) / Panzer 6)
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 182 Panzerkampfwagen VIB Tiger II / King Tiger (PzKpfw VIB) / Panzer 6B
    SdKfz 182 Panzerkampfwagen VIB Tiger II / King Tiger (PzKpfw VIB) / Panzer 6B
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 205 Panzerkampfwagen VIII (PzKpfW VIII) / Maus
    SdKfz 205 Panzerkampfwagen VIII (PzKpfW VIII) / Maus
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 250 leichter Schutzenpanzerwagen
    SdKfz 250 leichter Schutzenpanzerwagen
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 251 mittlerer Schutzenpanzerwagen
    SdKfz 251 mittlerer Schutzenpanzerwagen
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the SdKfz 265 Panzerbefehlswagen
    SdKfz 265 Panzerbefehlswagen
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Sherman Crab
    Sherman Crab
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Sherman DD (Duplex Drive)
    Sherman DD (Duplex Drive)
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
    Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Sherman Jumbo (Medium Tank, M4A3E2)
    Sherman Jumbo (Medium Tank, M4A3E2)
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the SOMUA S35
    SOMUA S35
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr ADGZ (M35 Mittlere Panzerwagen)
    Steyr ADGZ (M35 Mittlere Panzerwagen)
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn L-60 (Strv L-60)
    Stridsvagn L-60 (Strv L-60)
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/31 (Strv m/31) / Landsverk L-10
    Stridsvagn m/31 (Strv m/31) / Landsverk L-10
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/38 (Strv m/38)
    Stridsvagn m/38 (Strv m/38)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/39 (Strv m/39)
    Stridsvagn m/39 (Strv m/39)
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/40 (Strv m/40)
    Stridsvagn m/40 (Strv m/40)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn m/42 (Strv m/42)
    Stridsvagn m/42 (Strv m/42)
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the T14 (Assault Tank T14)
    T14 (Assault Tank T14)
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the T-26
    T-26
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the T-28
    T-28
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the T28 Super Heavy Tank (Gun Motor Carriage T95)
    T28 Super Heavy Tank (Gun Motor Carriage T95)
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the T29 (Heavy Tank T29)
    T29 (Heavy Tank T29)
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the T30 (Heavy Tank T30)
    T30 (Heavy Tank T30)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the T-34
    T-34
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the T-34/85
    T-34/85
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the T-35
    T-35
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the T-37A
    T-37A
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the T-38
    T-38
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the T-40
    T-40
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the T-44
    T-44
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the T-60
    T-60
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the T-70
    T-70
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Tancik vz. 33
    Tancik vz. 33
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank, Heavy Assault, Tortoise (A39)
    Tank, Heavy Assault, Tortoise (A39)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank, Heavy, TOG 1
    Tank, Heavy, TOG 1
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Tank, Heavy, TOG 2
    Tank, Heavy, TOG 2
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 1 Chi-He
    Type 1 Chi-He
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 1 Ho-Ha
    Type 1 Ho-Ha
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 120 O-I
    Type 120 O-I
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 2 Ka-Mi
    Type 2 Ka-Mi
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 3 Chi-Nu
    Type 3 Chi-Nu
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 3 Ka-Chi
    Type 3 Ka-Chi
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 4 Chi-To
    Type 4 Chi-To
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 5 Chi-Ri
    Type 5 Chi-Ri
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 89 Chi-Ro
    Type 89 Chi-Ro
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 92 Jyu-Sokosha
    Type 92 Jyu-Sokosha
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
    Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 97 Chi-Ha
    Type 97 Chi-Ha
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 97 Shinhoto Chi-Ha
    Type 97 Shinhoto Chi-Ha
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 97 Te-Ke
    Type 97 Te-Ke
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the UNIC-Kegresse P.107
    UNIC-Kegresse P.107
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Universal Carrier (BREN Gun Carrier)
    Universal Carrier (BREN Gun Carrier)
    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
    Vickers 6-Ton (Mark E)
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Commercial Light Tank
    Vickers Commercial Light Tank
    1925
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Medium Mark II
    Vickers Medium Mark II
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
    Vickers Mk VI (Light Tank Mk VI)
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)
    Vickers Mk VII (A17) (Tetrarch)