Exploring History
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Exploring History

The Simple Soviet Tactic For Ambushing Armored Columns

Once perfected, it caused thousands of Axis casualties

Tank column waiting to advance (Public domain)

It is no secret that throughout World War II German armor was both envied and feared. In a head to head match up, a German tank crewed by a competent team could take out nearly any opposing armor in the field. At Kursk, for example, the Germans destroyed Soviet tanks at a rate of…

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