When One Soviet Tank Took Down 21 German Tanks In World War II-Tank Alley

Under the command of Lieutenant Kolobanov, a Russian KV-1 shot down 21 German Tanks in Krasnogvardeysk.

A memorial for the incident. Source- https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/42/2010-05-10_Dedicated_to_65th_Anniversary_of_the_Great_Victory._The_Monument_on_the_place_of_Heroic_Act_of_Zinoviy%27s_Kolobanov%27s_tank_crew._Leningrad._1941.jpg/800px-2010-05-10_Dedicated_to_65th_Anniversary_of_the_Great_Victory._The_Monument_on_the_place_of_Heroic_Act_of_Zinoviy%27s_Kolobanov%27s_tank_crew._Leningrad._1941.jpg

It was deep inside the Russian territory a KV-1 tank dug in and waited for its target. The target was German armored vehicles, which might cross them at any time soon.



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