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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2019 2:22 p.m. PST

"It is often the case in many nations that instead of new tanks, industry preferred improved versions of tanks that were already in production. The Soviet tank industry was no exception in this regard. That was the start of the history of the T-60, for example. Factory #37 proposed that an improved T-60 with a 45 mm cannon and improved armour be built instead of the T-70. That time the gamble didn't succeed, and the T-45 remained experimental. In 1942-44, a the story repeated itself with the heavy KV tank, which brought to life the KV-100 and KV-122 tanks, the tale of which this article will tell…."
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2019 2:22 p.m. PST

Twin thread….

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