120mm Gun Tank T43

United States of America (1951) Heavy Tank – 6 Prototypes Built On September 7th, 1945, military heads of the Western Powers were horrified by what they saw rumbling towards them along Charlottenburger Chaussee in central Berlin during the Victory Parade. Celebrating the end of the Second World War, the increasingly threatening Soviet Union unveiled its…

120mm Gun Tank T57

United States of America (1951) Heavy Tank – 2 Turrets Built The T57 started life in the early 1950s. At this time, the 120mm Gun Tank T43 (which would become the M103) was well on its way to becoming America’s next heavy tank, but even before it had entered serialization, ideas began to circulate about…

120mm Gun Tank T77

United States of America (1951) Heavy Tank – 2 Turrets Built In October 1951, a heavy tank project was underway to mount an oscillating turret with an automatically loading 120mm Gun on the hull of the 120mm Gun Tank T43. (The T43 would later be serialized as the 120mm Gun Tank M103, America’s last heavy…

Chrysler K (1946)

United States of America (1946) Heavy Tank – None Built The Chrysler K was an American heavy tank prototype designed in response to the increasing interest in heavy tanks at the end of the Second World War. The growth in interest was thanks, in no small part, to the discovery of German plans for super…

120mm Gun Tank T110

United States of America (1954) Heavy Tank – Several Wooden Mockups Built Improving the Breed Even while the T43 (M103) was still in development, the U.S.A. was not done with attempts at making better heavy tanks. Development was split into two schools of thought. One based its work on the T43, leading to the T57 and T58 auto loading tanks;…

155mm Gun Tank T58

United States of America (1952) Heavy Tank – 2 Turrets Built In the early 1950s, the American military’s quest for a powerful new heavy tank was well underway. The T28, T29, T30, T32, and T34 projects had all ceased in favor of the 120mm Gun Tank T43, which eventually became America’s last heavy tank, the…