WWII Soviet Medium Tank
The most numerous and famous tank in the world’s history was the Soviet T-34. It was designed in Design Bureau of Kharkov plant number 183 under the leadership of M.I. Koshkin.
It’s serial production was launched in 1940. It was the first mass-production tank with anti-projectile armour, powerful Diesel engine and 76,2 mm long-barreled gun. It was the world’s best tank up to the end of 1941.
The last modification T-34-85 with the enlarge 3-men turret and more powerful 85 mm gun, was in production since Jahuary 1944.
T-34 with 85 mm guns (D-5T, later – S-53 and ZiS-S53) became the main Soviet medium tank up to the end of WWII. There were produced 25914 T-34-85 tanks in three USSR plants in 1944-1946. The largest producer was the plant 183 in Nizhny Tagil.
This box contains an unassembled plastic model kit. Length 229 mm, height 79 mm, includes 225 parts. Cement and paint needed to finish model as shown are not included. Instruction sheet with drawings and decal sheet are included.