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  • #76
    Originally posted by LemoN View Post
    when will the ppl finally understand that the TigerI when compared to other medium german tanks was neither slow nor had it a higher groundpressure
    Never, because we understand that Germany was not the only maker of tanks, and thus aren't limited to comparing it's speed only to that of other Germans

    Have at thee!

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    • #77
      All your thread are belong to Hetz0r

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      • #78
        The Panther gets my vote for best tank. The T34/85 is a close second due to the lower cost.
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        • #79
          this thread is about being the greatest, not the best.
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          • #80
            the greatest


            Hail and Kill

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            • #81
              No the greatest tank of WW2 was Chuck Norris.
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              • #82
                T-34s kick ***. I loveeeed using them in Combat Mission against German players who bought **** tons of super heavy tanks.

                Fast as hell! And the /85 has a kickass gun. As long as you always outnumber the Panther/Tiger 2 or 3 to 1, you'll kill it, even from the front.

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                • #83
                  Originally posted by NoxNoctum View Post
                  T-34s kick ***. I loveeeed using them in Combat Mission against German players who bought **** tons of super heavy tanks.

                  Fast as hell! And the /85 has a kickass gun. As long as you always outnumber the Panther/Tiger 2 or 3 to 1, you'll kill it, even from the front.
                  When you have T34/85's it's all good and well. Where it's really hard for the Russians in CMBB though is late 1941 through to late 1942. During that period you have the Germans with the PIV's and Stug's carrying the long 75 not to mention early Tigers in late 42'.

                  The Russian player really has his work cut out for him in that period.
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                  • #84
                    Originally posted by Tomcat_ha View Post
                    the greatest

                    funny, he's exactly who i was thinking of - when this thread was resurrected by giving examples of, shall we say, 2 less than succesful tanks, in order do undermine the claims of a effective model with a pretty good war record.
                    It's a bit like disputing Ali being the greatest heavyweight by noting that Buster Douglas had longer reach, and Earnie Shavers a harder punch.
                    Sometimes ppl need to ignore stats, charts and tables, and just look at what actually was achieved.
                    not that I think the IS-2 was the greatest tank btw, but you get my drift.
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                    • #85
                      Best tank ever.

                      YouTube - Top Ten Tanks- # 1: The T-34
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                      • #86
                        Pfft.
                        We all know that the best tank ever is da vincis tank.
                        Modern Warfare 3 - because blowing up families is much more important than gameplay!
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                        • #87
                          Originally posted by LemoN View Post
                          Oh god please not History/Military channel!
                          ahahah
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                          • #88


                            There was a signature here, but it's gone now.

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                            • #89
                              Originally posted by RiccardoTheBeAst View Post
                              ahahah
                              This is your contribution to an ancient thread?

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                              • #90
                                I always understood that the best overall tank in WWII was the T34-85...
                                All that expensive, slow-firing, almost-no-moving heavy tanks had no influence in the war except for small actions in Normandy...
                                The Tiger made less than 100Km on his own tracks before getting in fire or breaking transmission...
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                                No pasar

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