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WW2 Tank Destroyers (1939-1945)

World War 2 saw a dizzying array of Tank Destroyers deployed, some all-new designs while others were built from existing vehicles.

WW2 Tank Destroyers (1939-1945)

World War 2 saw a dizzying array of Tank Destroyers deployed, some all-new designs while others were built from existing vehicles.

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There are a total of 42 WW2 Tank Destroyers (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

Combat tanks providing the basis for dedicated tank destroyers of the war are also included in this list.






#1
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 10.5cm K gepanzerte Selbstfahrlafette IVa (Dicker Max)
10.5cm K gepanzerte Selbstfahrlafette IVa (Dicker Max)
Self-Propelled Artillery (SPA) / Tank Destroyer (TD) Tracked Support Vehicle
#2
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 12.8 cm Selbstfahrlafette auf VK3001(H)  (Sturer Emil)
12.8 cm Selbstfahrlafette auf VK3001(H) (Sturer Emil)
Heavy Tank Destroyer (TD) Tracked Support Vehicle
#3
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 43M Zrinyi
43M Zrinyi
Assault Tank / Tank Destroyer
#4
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 5cm PaK auf Pz.Kpfw.II Sonderfahrgestell 901
5cm PaK auf Pz.Kpfw.II Sonderfahrgestell 901
Tank Destroyer Prototype Vehicle
#5
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 7.5cm PaK 40/1 auf Geschutzenwagen FCM(f) (Marder I)
7.5cm PaK 40/1 auf Geschutzenwagen FCM(f) (Marder I)
Tank Destroyer Vehicle
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#6
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the AMC-35 / Renault ACG-1
AMC-35 / Renault ACG-1
Medium Cavalry Tank
#7
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Archer (Self-Propelled 17pdr, Valentine, Mk I)
Archer (Self-Propelled 17pdr, Valentine, Mk I)
Tank Destroyer (TD) / Assault Gun
#8
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aufklarungspanzerwagen 38 (2cm) (SdKfz 140/1)
Aufklarungspanzerwagen 38 (2cm) (SdKfz 140/1)
Armored Fast Reconnaissance Tank / Light Tank Destroyer
#9
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Challenger (A30)
Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Challenger (A30)
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#10
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Geschutzpanzer 39H(f) 7.5cm PaK 40 Hotchkiss (Marder I)
Geschutzpanzer 39H(f) 7.5cm PaK 40 Hotchkiss (Marder I)
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#11
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hotchkiss H39
Hotchkiss H39
Fast Reconnaissance Light Tank
#12
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ISU-152 (Zveroboy)
ISU-152 (Zveroboy)
Self-Propelled Heavy Assault Gun Vehicle
#13
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer
Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer
Tank Destroyer (TD) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#14
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M10 Gun Motor Carriage (Wolverine / Achilles)
M10 Gun Motor Carriage (Wolverine / Achilles)
Tank Destroyer / Gun Motor Carriage
#15
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M18 Gun Motor Carriage (Hellcat)
M18 Gun Motor Carriage (Hellcat)
Tank Destroyer (TD) / Gun Motor Carriage (GMC)
#16
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M36 Gun Motor Carriage (Jackson / Slugger)
M36 Gun Motor Carriage (Jackson / Slugger)
Tank Destroyer / Gun Motor Carriage Tracked Combat Vehicle
#17
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M9 Gun Motor Carriage (3-inch Gun Motor Carriage T40)
M9 Gun Motor Carriage (3-inch Gun Motor Carriage T40)
Tank Destroyer
#18
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 121 Panzerkampfwagen II (PzKpfW II) / Panzer 2
SdKfz 121 Panzerkampfwagen II (PzKpfW II) / Panzer 2
Light Tank
#19
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 131/132 Marder II (Marten II)
SdKfz 131/132 Marder II (Marten II)
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#20
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 135 Marder I (Marten I)
SdKfz 135 Marder I (Marten I)
Tank Destroyer (TD) / Self-Propelled Artillery (SPA)
#21
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 138 Marder III (Marten III)
SdKfz 138 Marder III (Marten III)
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#22
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
SdKfz 161 Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfW IV) / Panzer 4
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
#23
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 162 Jagdpanzer IV (Panzerjager 39)
SdKfz 162 Jagdpanzer IV (Panzerjager 39)
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#24
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 162/1 Panzer IV/70(V)
SdKfz 162/1 Panzer IV/70(V)
Tank Destroyer
#25
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 164 Hornisse / Nashorn
SdKfz 164 Hornisse / Nashorn
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#26
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 167 StuG IV (Sturmgeshutz IV)
SdKfz 167 StuG IV (Sturmgeshutz IV)
Self-Propelled Assault Gun / Tank Destroyer (TD)
#27
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther (Panzerjager V Jagdpanther)
SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther (Panzerjager V Jagdpanther)
Tank Destroyer (TD) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#28
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 184 Panzerjager Tiger (P) (Ferdinand / Elephant)
SdKfz 184 Panzerjager Tiger (P) (Ferdinand / Elephant)
Heavy Tank Destroyer (HTD) Tracked Support Vehicle
#29
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SdKfz 186 Jagdtiger (Hunting Tiger)
SdKfz 186 Jagdtiger (Hunting Tiger)
Tank Destroyer (TD) / Self-Propelled Assault Gun Tracked Support Vehicle
#30
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Semovente 90/53
Semovente 90/53
Tank Destroyer / Assault Artillery Vehicle
#31
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Semovente L.40 da 47/32
Semovente L.40 da 47/32
Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) / Tank Destroyer (TD)
#32
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
Sherman Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
Tank Destroyer / Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
#33
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Su-100
Su-100
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#34
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Su-152 (Zveroboy)
Su-152 (Zveroboy)
Self-Propelled Heavy Assault Gun / Tank Destroyer
#35
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Su-85
Su-85
Tank Destroyer (TD) Tracked Combat Vehicle
#36
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-34
T-34
Medium Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
#37
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the T-60
T-60
Light Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
#38
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the TACAM R-2
TACAM R-2
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#39
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the TACAM T-60
TACAM T-60
Tank Destroyer (TD)
#40
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Technical
Technical
Wheeled Improvised Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
#41
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 1 Ho-Ni I / II / Type 3 Ho-Ni III
Type 1 Ho-Ni I / II / Type 3 Ho-Ni III
Tank Destroyer / Self-Propelled Gun (SPG)
#42
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ZiS-30
ZiS-30
Tank Destroyer (TD)