Allied tanks in WWII

Films in Focus: Want the Real Thing? Well, You May Have to Settle for Diecast

Its common knowledge among military historians, that many allied tanks produced during WWII were no match for their German counterparts, even though many tank crews were told they were issued the finest vehicles available from the “Arsenal of Democracy.” The truth proved to be anything but that, as they soon learned firsthand when facing off against the cream of the panzerwaffe. As a result, many of the earliest Allied tanks never survived the war, most having been destroyed in battle, stripped for parts or simply abandoned to the ravages of time.

Fox News Auto recently posted an interesting article discussing this sad epitaph, then going on to discuss how Hollywood’s film makers skirted this issue when producing some of the most recent films, among them the epic “Fury”. For more information, click on this link:

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