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The Triumphant T-34: The legendary Soviet tank that crushed the Nazis

December 19, 2017, 17:03 UTC+3

T-34 tank is often credited as the backbone of the Soviet armored forces during World War II

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On December 19, 1939, Red Army's legendary T-34 tank was accepted for production. Photo: Workers assemble a T-34 tank at Ural Heavy Machine Building Plant, 1942
On December 19, 1939, Red Army's legendary T-34 tank was accepted for production. Photo: Workers assemble a T-34 tank at Ural Heavy Machine Building Plant, 1942
On December 19, 1939, Red Army's legendary T-34 tank was accepted for production. Photo: Workers assemble a T-34 tank at Ural Heavy Machine Building Plant, 1942
© TASS
T-34 is often credited as the most effective, efficient and influential tank design of the World War II. Photo: Soviet infantrymen supported by T-34 tanks attack German invaders in the Battle of Moscow, 1941
T-34 is often credited as the most effective, efficient and influential tank design of the World War II. Photo: Soviet infantrymen supported by T-34 tanks attack German invaders in the Battle of Moscow, 1941
T-34 is often credited as the most effective, efficient and influential tank design of the World War II. Photo: Soviet infantrymen supported by T-34 tanks attack German invaders in the Battle of Moscow, 1941
© TASS
Its design allowed it to be continuously refined to meet the evolving needs of the Eastern Front: as the war went on it became more capable, but also quicker and cheaper to produce
Its design allowed it to be continuously refined to meet the evolving needs of the Eastern Front: as the war went on it became more capable, but also quicker and cheaper to produce
Its design allowed it to be continuously refined to meet the evolving needs of the Eastern Front: as the war went on it became more capable, but also quicker and cheaper to produce
© D. Chernov/TASS
At the start of the World War II, T-34s comprised about 4% of the Soviet tank arsenal, but by the end it made up at least 55% of tank production
At the start of the World War II, T-34s comprised about 4% of the Soviet tank arsenal, but by the end it made up at least 55% of tank production
At the start of the World War II, T-34s comprised about 4% of the Soviet tank arsenal, but by the end it made up at least 55% of tank production
© TASS
A Soviet T-34 tank on a street after Sevastopol was liberated by the Red Army, 1944
A Soviet T-34 tank on a street after Sevastopol was liberated by the Red Army, 1944
A Soviet T-34 tank on a street after Sevastopol was liberated by the Red Army, 1944
© TASS
The initial T-34 version had a powerful 76.2 mm gun, and is often called the T-34/76
The initial T-34 version had a powerful 76.2 mm gun, and is often called the T-34/76
The initial T-34 version had a powerful 76.2 mm gun, and is often called the T-34/76
© TASS
The T-34 had well-sloped armour, a relatively powerful engine and wide tracks
The T-34 had well-sloped armour, a relatively powerful engine and wide tracks
The T-34 had well-sloped armour, a relatively powerful engine and wide tracks
© TASS
In 1944, a second major version began production, the T-34-85, with a larger 85 mm gun intended to deal with newer German tanks. Photo: A T-34-85 Soviet tank crossing a river, 1944
In 1944, a second major version began production, the T-34-85, with a larger 85 mm gun intended to deal with newer German tanks. Photo: A T-34-85 Soviet tank crossing a river, 1944
In 1944, a second major version began production, the T-34-85, with a larger 85 mm gun intended to deal with newer German tanks. Photo: A T-34-85 Soviet tank crossing a river, 1944
© TASS
Soviet tanks on the streets of the recently liberated Minsk during World War II. 1944
Soviet tanks on the streets of the recently liberated Minsk during World War II. 1944
Soviet tanks on the streets of the recently liberated Minsk during World War II. 1944
© TASS
T-34 variants were widely exported after World War II, and in 2010 the tank remained in limited frontline service with several developing countries
T-34 variants were widely exported after World War II, and in 2010 the tank remained in limited frontline service with several developing countries
T-34 variants were widely exported after World War II, and in 2010 the tank remained in limited frontline service with several developing countries
© Maxim Blokhin/TASS
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On December 19, 1939, Red Army's legendary T-34 tank was accepted for production. Photo: Workers assemble a T-34 tank at Ural Heavy Machine Building Plant, 1942
© TASS
T-34 is often credited as the most effective, efficient and influential tank design of the World War II. Photo: Soviet infantrymen supported by T-34 tanks attack German invaders in the Battle of Moscow, 1941
© TASS
Its design allowed it to be continuously refined to meet the evolving needs of the Eastern Front: as the war went on it became more capable, but also quicker and cheaper to produce
© D. Chernov/TASS
At the start of the World War II, T-34s comprised about 4% of the Soviet tank arsenal, but by the end it made up at least 55% of tank production
© TASS
A Soviet T-34 tank on a street after Sevastopol was liberated by the Red Army, 1944
© TASS
The initial T-34 version had a powerful 76.2 mm gun, and is often called the T-34/76
© TASS
The T-34 had well-sloped armour, a relatively powerful engine and wide tracks
© TASS
In 1944, a second major version began production, the T-34-85, with a larger 85 mm gun intended to deal with newer German tanks. Photo: A T-34-85 Soviet tank crossing a river, 1944
© TASS
Soviet tanks on the streets of the recently liberated Minsk during World War II. 1944
© TASS
T-34 variants were widely exported after World War II, and in 2010 the tank remained in limited frontline service with several developing countries
© Maxim Blokhin/TASS

On December 19, 1939, Red Army's T-34 tank was accepted for production. T-34 tank is often credited as the backbone of the Soviet armored forces during World War II. At the start of the war, T-34s comprised about 4% of the Soviet tank arsenal, but by the end it made up at least 55% of tank production. TASS remembers the legendary tank that won the World War II.

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