Tank destroyers tended to have relatively thin side and rear armour, and the gun was mounted in. One variant has the tanks cannon on the left side of the patch, rather than the right. Tank destroyer battalion patches flying tigers surplus. The unit was organized in one of two different formsa towed battalion equipped with antitank. Ot810d tank destroyer ot810 czechoslovak halftrack based gun motor carriage equipped with the vz. The unit was organized in one of two different formsa towed battalion equipped with anti tank guns, or a mechanized battalion equipped with armored selfpropelled guns. Tank destroyer, a highly mobile lightly armoured tanktype vehicle that was used to fight tanks in world war ii.
Who we are want to volunteer schedule of events venturing crew. A ot 810d tank destroyer at the army of the czech republics 2011 bahna military show. According to these two forum posts here and here from a swedish archive digger and military enthusiast, the stank was actually a rather expensive vehicle which. At the age of 20, i was drafted into the army on dec. Updated on february 25, 2015 by admin leave a comment. Ot810d, ot64 pohranicni straze cviceni 1970 youtube. A bad, cheap tank destroyer that would need a lot of spamming to become useful. With a hardhitting gun and excellent hiding ability, lie in wait for your prey. I have covered equipment for heavy tanks and equipment for arty and light tanks earlier.
Tomorrow comes the new update world of tanks blitz 1. It served with the division until the end of the war and was the longestserving tank destroyer battalion of the us army in world war ii. The tank destroyer units were formed in response to the german use of massed formations of armored vehicles units. History main page organization campaigns and battles medal of honor.
Get the best deals on tank destroyer patch when you shop the largest online selection at. Books and research materials specifically about the 814th tank destroyer battalion. Its a fairly popular tank destroyer probably for two reasons. The m10 tank destroyer used an m4a2 medium tank chassis m10a1s used an m4a3 chassis with an opentopped manually traversed turret mounting the 3inch gun m7, in the m5 mount. The ot 810 was a czechoslovakian variant of the nazi german sd. Perfect gift for any veteran or active duty service unit member who loves the military, served in the air or land or sea, collects old school unit patches, and is a. During world war ii, the us army doctrine for tank warfare dictated that the role of tanks on the battlefield would be.
It was completely reequipped with the m36 by january 1945. This army tank destroyer 3 patch is made by the same company that supplies patches to the united states armed forces. Czechoslovakian border guards exercise 1970 czechoslovak peoples army csla ot 810d tank destroyer and ot 64 armored personnel carrier. Kongregate free online game tank destroyer drive your tank around and destroy the enemy forces to unlockbuy powerfull upgrades for your play tank destroyer. The 802 nd tank destroyer battalion was formed on 15 december 1941 at camp shelby, mississippi.
The t30 is an american tier 9 turreted tank destroyer. The reason i point this patch out is because it appears to be unfinished. A preliminary copy was published in the units hellcat newsletter while they were on occupational duty in nurnberg, germany. The t114 came in service as the m114 afv and was used in the vietnam war, where it proved to be a disaster and was relatively soon pulled. Ot 90 havels tiger ot 90 is a czechoslovak bmp1 conversion from the 90s the original bmp1 turret was replaced by the manual btr60pb turret from the ot 64a skot wheeled apc. This is a very nice original 8 wheel tank destroyer patch. Granted, they can of course belong to a theoretical yugoslav td branch as well, but given the fact that i. Vent purge large first aid kit large repair kit duty comes first shell organizer. Here you will find the lists of updates which contains world of tanks changes from patch to patch, released current version. As men were being sent home and the unit was breaking.
First section to holst, holland, attached to company b, 49th infantry. The vehicle was not liked by those who used it and was nicknamed hitlers revenge. Play tank destroyer, a free online game on kongregate. I would like to see these two designs as czechoslovak tier 2 and 3 tank destroyers. After world war two, the newly independent czechoslovakia found itself with a heap of left over german military equipment and so set about forming up its military force using modern equipment bought from the allied powers and what it could refurbish from the. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands.
No target is safe from the watchful eye of the tank destroyer. A history of the 814th tank destroyer battalion, 19421945 is the name of. More than a third of all wolverines were supplied to allied. Get the best deal for tank destroyer patch from the largest online selection at. In april 1944, the battalion departed for the eto, where it would participate in the normandy and four. The new engine, designated as the av17903, developed 810 gross horsepower at. Arrived diergaarde holland 1230, minus third platoon, which proceeded ahead. The ot810 was a czechoslovakian variant of the nazi german sd.
This is a t53 90mm gmc, rapidly rejected by tank destroyer force command. Secondly, its an excellent td within its own right. See more ideas about tank destroyer, wwii and ww2 tanks. Notice the absence of the bottom jaw and vertical embroidery to the tank that would match the panther. M50 ontos thing tank destroyer antipersonnel vehicle. In december 1941, it was formally converted to a tank destroyer unit. Three of the four accompanying tank destroyers of company b, 601st tank destroyer battalion, bad been disabled previously, but sgt. The most widely produced american tank destroyer, with a total of 6,406 vehicles manufactured from september 1942 through january 1943. Our military patches make an excellent addition to your. In order to achieve this, the tank would have an 810 hp meteor mk.
The tank destroyer battalion was a type of military unit used by the united states army during world war ii. Only 100 will be made, we are using the last of our parts. Czechoslovakian border guards exercise 1970 czechoslovak peoples army csla ot810d tank destroyer and ot64 armored personnel. The battalion landed in normandy on 30 july, equipped with m10 tank destroyers. Here, i will cover equipment for tank destroyers tds.
Despite flaws in its doctrine and weapons developed to counter the panzer threat, the army was well on its way toward developing its tank destroyer force and. Second infantry division provisional antitank battalion converted to 602nd tank destroyer battalion on 15 december, 1941. The 773rd tank destroyer battalion was a tank destroyer battalion of the united states army active during the second world war. Walking softly and carrying a big stick is the name of your game. Jan 28, 2016 wwii uniform worn us army tank destroyer patch 8 wheel variation panther ww2. Made by praga and tatra, this version had an air cooled diesel engine, and an armored roof over the troop compartment. Tank destroyer gun motor carriage tracked combat vehicle. This is a one of a kind item and you will receive the exact one photographed. Pzj uaz spg9 eastgerman variant of the soviet uaz469 spg9. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order 1toz. The patch is in good condition with cut edge and white back.
After a brief period in camp, it was attached to the newly arrived 5th armored. The tank destroyer was a concept born of a time when the tank itself wasnt meant to go against enemy tanks as a primary role, but rather support infantry. Large first aid kit large repair kit duty comes first shell organizer orderly ammo. The current price is below what i paid and significantly below what i have into it. While some antitank guns or tanks could help defend the area the enemy chose to attack en masse, they could never be. Media in category tank destroyers the following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. The fv4005 stage ii marks the end of its british tank destroyer line. M9 gun motor carriage 3inch gun motor carriage t40. There are a total of 42 ww2 tank destroyers 1939 1945 in the military factory. There are those that are fully embroidered, embroidered. Equipped with m10s, then m18s before leaving the states. The ot 810 is very similar in size, weight, and performance to the sdkfz 251. The m18 hellcat tank destroyer the campaign for the national. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary.343 11 359 190 1304 1379 10 1163 1376 75 1264 678 1220 1144 376 146 248 1181 900 333 753 907 200 566 411 679 354 843 124 710 1050 1111 90 79 208 273 835 526 1311 813 399 565 621 390 951 1341 625 391 312