SU-57 (57mm GMC T48 in Soviet Service)

Soviet Union (1943) Tank Destroyer – 650 Shipped The M3 Half-track was a workhorse vehicle manufactured by the United States during the Second World War. It was one of the most widely used vehicles of the war, with many derivatives designed and built on the same chassis. The T48 Tank Destroyer. Photo: vn-parabellum.com Origin The…

T-34 with ZiS-4 57mm

Soviet Union (1941) Tank Destroyer – 10 Built Upgrading a Legend As early as 1940, the Red Army was searching for new and improved guns to install onto their latest tanks. The T-34 “Exterminator” (or T-34/57, both are common designations, but indeed, unofficial) was a standard T-34/76 chassis with the new and improved ZiS-4 57 mm (2.25 in)…