Tanks in war movies
Tanks in war movies

List of tanks and vehicles

7TP tank

7TP tank

Polish tank built from 1935 on base of Vickers 6-ton Mark E was the first (and so far the only) tank fully designed by Polish industry. Two versions were prepared - with single turret and gun, the sec...

Autoblinda AB40

Autoblinda AB40

Italian armored scout car.

Crusader tank

Crusader tank

British light tank used in large numbers during the North Africa campaign.

Fiat L6-40

Fiat L6-40

Italian light tink used during the North Africa campaign.

Fiat M11-39

Fiat M11-39

Italian medium tank.

Fiat M13-40

Fiat M13-40

Italian medium tank.

Fiat M14-41

Fiat M14-41

Itakian medium tank used during the North Africa Campaing.

Hotchkiss H35

Hotchkiss H35

French light tank based on a concepts from World War I was already obsolete on verge of World War 2 - they had very thick armor, but at the same time they were slow, hard to manouver and their guns we...

IS-2

IS-2

Soviet heavy tank designed to match the power of Tigers and Panthers. With 122mm gun and 120 mm frontal armor it seemed perfect for the job and according to Soviet sources it was far superior to Germa...

King Tiger tank

King Tiger tank

King Tiger (Königstiger) was one of the Hitler’s wunderwaffe that could save the Third Reich and just like other such projects (V-2 rockets, jet fighters, submarine Type XXI) King Tiger was a project ...

KV-1 tank

KV-1 tank

Russian heavy tank.

M3 Lee

M3 Lee

M3 Lee was a tank designed in 1930s in United States based on doctrine that tanks should serve as a support for infantry, not the other way round. That’s why, just like most of the French tanks of the...

M4 Sherman

M4 Sherman

Next to Russian T-34 the most successful tank built during World War 2. Shermans had more weak points than good qualities (armor too thin, guns not strong enough, silhouette too high, the ammo racks w...

Marder I

Marder I

German tank destroyer built on same concept as Panzerjaeger I - open top chassis with high velocity gun mounted on top. In 1941 Panzerjaeger I were not enough to deal with Soviet medium and heavy tank...

Marder II

Marder II

Improved version of tank destroyer Marder I built on the chassis of Panzer II tank with 75mm gun installed on them. Just like Marder I and Panzerjaeger I the Marder II had open-top chassis, which mean...

Matilda tank

Matilda tank

British medium tank nicknamed "the queen of the desert" in the North Africa campaign because before arrival of 88 guns the thick armor of Matildas was absolutely insensitive to any Axis guns and tanks...

Nashorn tank destroyer

Nashorn tank destroyer

With the invasion of Soviet Union German forces learned an important lesson - they were not ready to face the T-34 and KV-1 tanks, what is more the tank destroyers they had were unable to deal with th...

Panther tank

Panther tank

The first clashes with best Soviet tank T-34 proved to German constructors that their doctrine has to be adapt to development of the enemy forces. Panzer III and Panzer IV tanks were with time improve...

Panzerjaeger I

Panzerjaeger I

First German tank destroyer that entered the service in 1940, during the invasion of France. The experiences from invasion of Poland proved that light tankettes armed with anti-tank guns were able to ...

Panzerkampfwagen I

Panzerkampfwagen I

First official German tank built in 1934, despite the fact that treaty of Versailles from 1919 was prohibiting Germany from producing the offensive weapons. Previous models were camouflaged from media...

Panzerkampfwagen II

Panzerkampfwagen II

German light tank developed in 1934. Together with Panzerkampfwagen I it was the main weapon of Blitzkrieg in Poland, Belgium, Holland and France. Panzerkampfwagen II was slightly bigger version of Pa...

Panzerkampfwagen III

Panzerkampfwagen III

Panzerkampfwagen III was first modern German tank in the beginning of World War 2 - good armor and decent weaponary keep it useful (after modifications) throughout the war. Small units of Panzerkampfw...

Panzerkampfwagen IV

Panzerkampfwagen IV

The most advanced German tank at the eve of World War 2 - far better than anything that Allies could throw into battle. During the invasion of Poland they were entering the service, but only small par...

Renault FT 17

Renault FT 17

French light tank introduced during World War I in 1917. After the war it also was used by Polish forces in the battle knows as "Miracle on Vistula River".

Semovente 75-18

Semovente 75-18

Italian self-propelled gun.

SU-76

SU-76

Soviet self-propelled gun built based on T-60 tank chassis that used concept similiar to German Panzerjäger I - the gun and the crew were protected only by thin side armors while the top of the tank w...

T-34 tank

T-34 tank

Russian T-34 tank was the most popular tank of World War 2 (over 80,000 were built) and considered the best construction of that time. It wasn’t best in any parameters, but had the best balance betwee...

Tiger tank

Tiger tank

The most powerful German tank used on large scale during World War 2 - Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger had great armor (up to 120 mm) and the best main gun of its times 88 mm KwK 36 L/56, which made the Tig...

TK3 tankette

TK3 tankette

Polish tankette built on British license was the main armored force that Poland could use against German invasion in 1939. Despite light armor and guns that often proved to be inadequate on modern bat...