The Joseph Stalin IS-2 Tank

The Josef Stalin Tank

by Daniel Russ on October 25, 2015

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  The trade off in tank manufacture is always weight and armor versus mobility. The heavier the armor, the harder it will be penetrate it. Heavy armor isn’t very nimble over bridges, or difficult terrain, and it consumes gas rapidly and lowers the range of the vehicle. So the M-4 Sherman was a lightly armored […]

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The Joseph Stalin IS-2 Tank.

by Daniel Russ on July 8, 2013

The IS-2         The Soviets built 3800 IS-2 tanks. They built IS-3s and IS-4s, but not until after the war. This tank was created to stop German pillboxes, AFVs or any kind and any combat engineered obstruction created for the Red Army. The 122mm gun of the IS-2 could penetrate the glacis […]

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