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Tango0107 Apr 2018 11:52 a.m. PST

"The start of the Great Patriotic War on June 22nd, 1941, triggered serious corrections to both Soviet and German tank building. The fighting in 1941 showed that the time of light tanks is coming to an end. At the same time, the increasing mass of more and more powerful anti-tank weapons limited their ability to be transported by their crews. The abilities of the German PzI Ausf. B tank were limited, and it was impossible to create anything more powerful than the Panzerjager I. It's not surprising that the Germans came up with the idea to create SPGs using the chassis of other obsolete light tanks. This article will discuss the family of Marder III tank destroyers, which were built on the chassis of the Pz38(t)…."


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goragrad In the TMP Dawghouse07 Apr 2018 3:20 p.m. PST

Nice history.

On a very minor note, normally articles about 'named' German AFVs give the translation of the name.

Tango0108 Apr 2018 3:07 p.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friend!.

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