Tricks of the Soviet soldiers
• Stealth Soviet soldiers
Heavy German Pz.VI Tiger went to the front in 1942. Powerful armor and 88-mm gun tank did a very formidable opponent. Soviet fighters managed to grab a few Tigers on the approaches to Leningrad. German cars have carefully studied at headquarters, after which the Red Army soldiers came up with a few tricks, allowing the Tigers to beat like flies.
Tank Army anti-Hitler coalition had little opportunity to deal with the Tigers until 1943. German machine gun can reach the goals on a 2 kilometer distance of 200 meters, though to defeat armored targets.
Red Army Tank guns were 76-mm and punched the Tigers only when hit in the side armor. Anti-tank guns of 45 mm German did not take the car, even at close range.
Where can not handle guns helped trick. German tanks were consuming a lot of fuel, 15 liters of missing just one kilometer. Cut off the supply of the Tigers and powerful machine becomes useless. A long transition Wehrmacht tanks and does not withstand too much weight disabling mechanics.
and Soviet soldiers are exactly studied all the vulnerabilities of the German beast. It turned out that the air vents easily blocked by a shell. Grenade planted under the rear wheels, fuel tanks exploded.
Mines disabling tracks. To repair the tank on the battlefield, the Germans had no chance. One tower weighed 11 tons, had to raise her tap - but where to get the crane when the shells exploding around?