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K96_Krush

Polygon Vs. Pixel

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#81 15 years ago

Oh... I forgot about the 251/17C. Great for duck hunting.




Mister-T

The Internet ends at GF

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#82 15 years ago
K96_KrushOh... I forgot about the 251/17C. Great for duck hunting.

Poor duck :eek: BTW is this will be include in FH ?




Oberst Topgun

Herr Oberst Feldmarschall

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#83 15 years ago

it seems he is working on these little toys (avatar proofs that), good to hear, k96 !




Fake Shemp

Dynamite w/ a laserbeam

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#84 15 years ago
K96_KrushOh... I forgot about the 251/17C. Great for duck hunting.

Those nutty Germans... is there anything they WON'T put on a Hanomag?




Komrad_B

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#85 15 years ago

Sorry to disappoint you, but that thing is a hoax, it never existed. I don't feel like making a search for that but it was already proven in these forums that the only source was not trustworthy. Besides, this thing would have been insanely unpractical, rocket artillery on a front line tank? yeah :uhoh:. Furthermore, the thing woul've been underarmored for its size, and super-heavy tanks were not following soviet tank doctrines of the time.

Gunfighter 14Bah your T-35, is nothing compared to the KV-VI Behemoth b_119_1.jpg "Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, new facts have surfaced about the secret weapons developed by the Red Army during WWII. One of the most fascinating of these was the KV-VI Behemoth. In July 1941, Stalin learned of a single KV-II that had held off the entire 6th Panzer Division for more than a day. With the incredible success of this single tank, Stalin ordered a crash program for a land battleship based on the KV-II design. It was to have three turrets and be very heavily armed and armored and able to defend itself against all types of attack. The project was given to the joint team of Kotin/Barkov. When the designers complained to Stalin that the insistence on three turrets made the vehicle too long to have an acceptable turning radius, Stalin's answer was: "It doesn't need to turn, it will drive straight to Berlin." The final design became known as the KV-VI "Behemoth". The KV-VI was a multi-turreted tank using components of the KV-I and II, Bt-5, T-60, and T-38. The use of existing tank designs was necessary because of pressure from Stalin and the strains put on Soviet industry by the German invasion. Because of its massive weight, the tank was equipped with wading devices permitting it to traverse rivers up to 9 feet deep. The team also designed a removable observation tower that could be used to direct the fire of the howitzers and rockets while the tank was in a turret down position. KV-VI Specifications Crew: 15 men and one Commissar Length: 51 feet, 4 inches Height: 15 feet, 3 inches Width: 10 feet, 10 inches Height/tower raised: 37 feet, 8 inches Weight: 138 tons Engine: 3 X V-2 at 600 horsepower each Max Speed: 13 mph Max Range: 98 miles road; 43 miles cross country Armor: 160mm maximum; 7mm minimum Armament: 2 X 152mm; 2 X 76.2mm; 1 X 45mm; 2 X 12.7mm DShK; 2 X 7.62mm Maxim; 14 X 7.62mm DT; 16 X BM-13 Rockets; 2 X Model 1933 Flamethrowers Operational History The first prototype was completed in December 1941 and was rushed into the defense of Moscow. In its first action during a dense winter fog, the rear turret accidentally fired into the center turret. The resulting explosion completely destroyed the vehicle. The second prototype was completed in January 1942, and was sent to the Leningrad front. This one had indicators installed to show whe another turret was in the line of fire. In its initial attack on the Germans, the tank broke in half when crossing a ravine. A spark ignited the leaking flamethrower fuel and the resulting explosion completely destroyed the vehicle. The third prototype, shown here, had a reinforced hull and was also sent to the Leningrad front in early 1942. It did manage to shoot down three German aircraft. In its first ground engagement, the KV-VI was firing on German positions when coincidentally all of the guns fired from the 3 O'Clock position a the same time. The tremendous recoil tipped the tank into a ditch and the severe jostling set off the 152mm ammunition, which completely destroyed the vehicle. After these failures, Stalin cancelled the project, and many of the design team members spent the rest of their lives in the Gulags of Sibera. The KV-VI was nicknamed "Stalin's Orchestra" by the few Germans that encountered it because of the variety of weapons it deployed."



Fake Shemp

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#86 15 years ago
Komrad_BSorry to disappoint you, but that thing is a hoax, it never existed. I don't feel like making a search for that but it was already proven in these forums that the only source was not trustworthy. Besides, this thing would have been insanely unpractical, rocket artillery on a front line tank? yeah :uhoh:. Furthermore, the thing woul've been underarmored for its size, and super-heavy tanks were not following soviet tank doctrines of the time.

Que? When did they do that? Anyway most experimental stuff is up for debate it seems (like the infamous Hanebus smilie.gif )




Von Baum

"you'll find me in the stug"

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#87 15 years ago

STUG STUG STUG the stug is so coll i even made a stug version of 50CENTs in the pub here it is you will find me in the stug MG on top ima gunna load an AP round if i see a shermans top gangsta