Hot Wheels. As the Pershing’s bow edged into the clearing, the driver started shouting. Zu Amazon gehen >* Zu eBay gehen >* Amazonbilder Nutzung. It was, after all, what Earley’s tank had been built to do — for he commanded a T26E3 Pershing, the Army’s experimental answer to German heavy armor. Amerikanischer mittlerer Panzer, der nach dem General John Pershing benannt wurde, der die amerikanischen Expeditionstruppen im Ersten Weltkrieg anführte. Cologne tank-fight (Pershing vs. Panther): A fake? January 18, 2017 . Comparing: Panther II vs. M26 Pershing The vehicle was conceived in 1943. One leg is gone below the knee. Zaloga, Steven J. M26/M46 Pershing Tank 1943-53. M26 vs Panther G would be another decent comparison, both being next gen mediums. Super Pershing vs King Tiger - YouTube Video. Earley and his crew were to advance and destroy it. 1. What's got a stronger gun, the Pershing or the Tiger?chubbychicken 11:00, 10 August 2006 (UTC) Bovington's "Fire and Movement" 1975 gives the following performance figures against homogenous armor at 30 degrees from vertical; ranges in yards. I keep seeing people ranting that the Pershing is underpowered, that it loses to the Panther in tank-to-tank combat. Another Pershing was disabled on March 1st by artillery fire, killing the tank commander Sergeant Kay and causing massive damage to components of the M26, forcing it back to be repaired for several weeks. A radioed order came in — there was a Panther guarding the cathedral plaza. M26 Pershing Platoon Unbekannt. Germany 1945 - In den letzten Wochen des 2. By 1945 only one of them had been built by the MAN company. If he even got a chance. Comparing: M26 Pershing vs. Panther American medium tank, named in honor of General John Pershing, who led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. There was an engine fire now. Troops of the 3rd Armored Division and 104th Infantry were fighting street-by-street in the bombed ruins of the old city. The Panther burst into flames after being struck three times. They are generally equal in performance. Sie stehen gerade auf der Gereonstraße, als im Rahmen des Beschusses der Sherman Panzer dichte Qualmwolken aus dem Bereich der Komödienstraße aufsteigen (Pfeil). How to they perform compared to each other? I think the Panther in the photos is the A variant , with Ball mounted MG and flat right side vision port, but i cant tell if it has zimmerit or not. Einklappen. 1. I keep seeing people ranting that the Pershing is underpowered, that it loses to the Panther in tank-to-tank combat. Being stationary, it would have the tactical advantage, but at least its gun was trained elsewhere. The commander hops onto the back of the tank. 20 The M26 is superior. Every cameraman wanted to be the first to capture images of American troops occupying the Cathedral, and the light German resistance had made Bates reckless. A shot punches through the Sherman’s gun shield. Have a look at the Extra History video series in collaboration with Wargaming and Extra Credits: Selecting another region may affect the website content. Amerikanischer mittlerer Panzer, der nach dem General John Pershing benannt wurde, der die amerikanischen Expeditionstruppen im Ersten Weltkrieg anführte. Robert Earley and his crew heard an explosion and saw smoke drifting over the rooftops. YouTube … This famous tank was produced from January 1943 through April 1945, with a total of 5,796 vehicles built plus eight vehicles built on the F series chassis. As it burned, Bates panned up and away from the tank, settling the camera on the gothic cathedral spires — as if to remind the audience of what has been won. Collapse. January 18, 2017 . The Panther would struggle a bit, but the Jagdpanther should win pretty easily. Panther vs M26 Pershing Duel at Cologne. Zaloga, Steven J. Pershing vs. Tiger: Germany 1945. It was Bates, loaded down with film reels and lenses — and he wanted to come along. Smoke poured from hatches as the German crew made a stumbling, leaping evacuation. Inside the turret, the loader threw another T33 armour-piercing shell into the breach. Az M26 Pershing a második világháború végén hadrendbe állított amerikai közepes/nehéz harckocsi volt. The Pershing halted, gun smoking. Tamiya 300035319 - 1:35 WWII US Panzer T26E4 Super Pershing The Hobby Company. I would like to use a Dragon kit as the basis of the Panther, but again im not sure which kit. It arrived too late to dramatically impact the course of World War II. It’s a strangely artistic finish to combat footage. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2000. With luck, they’d get it all on film. Gefecht Pershing vs. Panther. Their driver was trying to make the Pershing a moving target. Some time ago ze germanz whined on forums enough that M26 lost its 2nd respawn in SB mode … Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2008. The Pershing also had 115mm thick armor on its front, not thick by the King’s standards, but thick enough to handle any other tank’s gun. Harris, a tank gunner in the U.S. 2nd Armored Division, had been told over and over again that the American M4 Sherman Medium Tank (the Allies’ main battle tank) was as good, if not superior, to any armored fighting vehicle in the Wehrmacht’s arsenal. Today, we would like to present to you a piece of history: the Battle of Cologne. By 1945 only one of them had been built by the MAN company. Special thanks to Robert Rath (author) and Karl Brezdin (illustrator) from Extra Credits who prepared a short story on the most remarkable event during this battle: the tank duel between a Panther and a Pershing. no comments A little message… Happy new year everyone! Starting in February 1945 these vehicles took part in World War II; in 1950–1951 the vehicle saw combat in the Korean War. Ab Februar 1945 nahm dieses Fahrzeug am Zweiten Weltkrieg teil. R.H.-Winter. There's the duel between the Tiger vs. Pershing at Elsdorf on Feb 26, 1945, where a Tiger tank knocks out the Pershing "Fireball" in combat, and a day later, another Pershing tank (commanded by Nicholas Mashlonik) achieves revenge by knocking out a Tiger 1 and two Panzer IV tanks. Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2000. He dismounted to scout ahead, only to find a guy with a camera beside him. The M26 Pershing was a heavy tank/medium tank of the United States Army.The tank was named after General of the Armies John J. Pershing, who led the American Expeditionary Force in Europe in World War I.It was used in the last months of World War II during the Invasion of Germany and extensively during the Korean War.. M26 vs Panther D Sign in to follow this . I believe the Pershing in the battle was the M26 Pershing tank (T26E2) from the 3rd Armored Division. Zaloga, Steven J. Panther vs. Sherman: Battle of the Bulge 1944. M26 Pershing Panther could hit at 3000 yards & is known for having best optics in the world. He’d edge the Pershing into the intersection, flanking the Panther to the left. Comparing: Panther II vs. M26 Pershing The vehicle was conceived in 1943. A week before, a single Pershing had destroyed four German tanks — including a Tiger I — in Elsdorf. Hadn't built a model kit in some years; in fact, the last one was a Tamiya 1:48 scale M10 Tank Destroyer. I have never seen the film / the films. Its tungsten-carbide core touched off the Panther’s ammunition, throwing sparks up through the open driver’s hatch. We remember the duel at Cologne Cathedral not just because of the bravery and technical skill involved, or even the striking background, but because it’s the duel we can watch. I'd like to know why so many people are saying that, because -I- use the Panther, and every time I've engaged a Pershing, the encounter has ended disasterously for the Panther. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2017. A more detailed description of this tank duel and especially the bale out of the German tank crew with 37 and more photos and detail pictures can be found on my webpage tank duel blow-by-blow. I'd like to know why so many people are saying that, because -I- use the Panther, and every time I've engaged a Pershing, the encounter has ended disasterously for the Panther. Inside the turret of No. Post May 04, 2008 #1 2008-05-04T12:45. Based on the criteria of firepower, mobility, and protection, American historian R. P. Hunnicutt ranked the Pershing behind the German Panther medium tank, but ahead of the Tiger I heavy tank. I'd like to know why so many people are saying that, because -I- use the Panther, and every time I've engaged a Pershing, the encounter has ended disasterously for the Panther. Military Vehicles Ww2. chromeboomerang, Mar 21, 2009 #16. chromeboomerang New Member. Head to head: Panther Ausf A vs M26 Pershing. Incident at Colgone - Pershing vs. Panther Taking a rather long break from figures, I decided to pick up a Tamiya 1:48 scale M26 Pershing kit. In all of Europe. The experimental Pershing, by contrast, boasted a lower profile, 105mm of frontal armor, and a massive 90 mm gun. M26 vs Panther D Sign in to follow this . M26 Pershing vs Panther D (RB) 73 members have voted. A típus kifejlesztését eredetileg az Észak-Afrikában 1943 elején megjelenő német Tiger I harckocsik ihlették meg. Smoyer counted down the distance until the intersection, when he’d have space to rotate the long gun. Today I’m going to be looking at a pair of fearsome vehicles from the late war period, the German Panther Ausf A, and the American M-26 Pershing. By 1945 only one of them had been built by the MAN company. The first shot struck under the gun shield, the second entered the Panther’s side. Earley explained the plan, and the driver threw the Pershing into gear. Hi everybody, this is what I found in the Cologne newspaper "Express" (some kind of "Penny Press"). It had already taken out a Sherman. He hesitated for a crucial half-second. In 1944–1946 in the U.S. Army, the M26 was temporarily classified as heavy tank. M26 vs Panther G would be another decent comparison, both being next gen mediums. Der nach General John J. Pershing benannte Panzer kam später von 1950 bis 1953 im Koreakrieg sehr erfolgreich zum Einsatz. One street over, Sgt. Head to head: Panther Ausf A vs M26 Pershing. American medium tank, named in honor of General … Two prototypes with the existing Panther I turrets were ordered in 1944. From his viewpoint above the dust and smoke, he recorded each impact. Posted by Warlord Games; at January 18, 2017; Email this to a friend A little message… Happy new year everyone! no comments A little message… Happy new year everyone! I believe the Pershing in the battle was the M26 Pershing tank (T26E2) from the 3rd Armored Division. Today I’m going to be looking at a pair of fearsome vehicles from the late war period, the German Panther Ausf A, and the American M-26 Pershing. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2008. Hi there, wanted to ask local supa players and forum warriors (especially constantly whining German tankers) about the M26 vs. Panther II performance. He’d expected the tall profile of a Sherman. But by 1944, it was clear German tanks outclassed the fast but lightly-armored Sherman. What do you think? Zaloga, Steven J. Pershing vs. Tiger: Germany 1945. Panther VS Pershing and German Armor In General I keep seeing people ranting that the Pershing is underpowered, that it loses to the Panther in tank-to-tank combat. Two prototypes with the existing Panther I turrets were ordered in 1944. ^ M26 vs. Panther at Cologne - YouTube video of this newsreel film: ^ Hunnicutt 1996, p. 22 ^ Hunnicutt 1996, p. 25 ^ Hunnicutt 1996, p. 9-12 ^ Zaloga 2008, p. 290 ^ Irwin 2002, p. 89-92, p. 106, p. 138 ^ Hunnicutt 1996, p. 30-31 ^ Jim Mesko "Pershing/Patton in action" ISBN 0-89747-442-2 p. 24. Az M26 Pershing a második világháború végén hadrendbe állított amerikai közepes/nehéz harckocsi volt. Comparing: M26 Pershing vs. Panther II. Though Bates didn’t know it then, the Sherman’s destruction would set off a chain of events leading to the most celebrated armored duel of WWII — a duel that would become famous precisely because he was there to capture it. Head to head: Panther Ausf A vs M26 Pershing. Minutes later, the two crouched in the Mezzanine of the German Labor Front building, studying the Panther. American medium tank, named in honor of General John Pershing, who led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. Two prototypes with the existing Panther I turrets were ordered in 1944. A better direct comparison, given the time period concerned, would be the Tiger II vs IS-2. Weltkrieges trafen an der Westfront der schwere deutsche Kampfpanzer "Tiger I", bereits seit 1942 im Einsatz, Der M26 wurde von 1944 bis 1946 in der US Army als schwerer Panzer klassifiziert. The Pershing also had 115mm thick armor on its front, not thick by the King’s standards, but thick enough to handle any other tank’s gun. Was it German? Mechanical reliability would seem to go to the Panther of 44 vintage. He’d been there to see the Sherman commander die because the media jeeps were riding up front with the spearhead. Der M26 wurde von 1944 bis 1946 in der US Army als schwerer Panzer klassifiziert. But this tank had the dimensions and low silhouette of a Panther. Ab Februar 1945 nahm dieses Fahrzeug am Zweiten Weltkrieg teil. The black eye of the gun tube loomed large in his magnified sight. After World War II it was re-classified as medium. It would be even less of a match for the Tiger II’s KwK 43. VIII M26 Pershing; VII T26E3 Eagle 7; VIII T26E4 SuperPershing; VIII M46 Patton KR; Erhaltet die mindestens drittmeisten Grunderfahrungspunkte eures Teams. At least, the U.S. Army seemed to think so. Crewmen from an accompanying M4 run to assist him. The gunner tumbles out of a hatch and falls to the street headfirst. They were zeroed. Starting in February 1945 these vehicles took part in World War II; in 1950–1951 the vehicle saw combat in the Korean War. Armored Vehicles. Zaloga, Steven J. Panther vs. Sherman: Battle of the Bulge 1944. Incident at Colgone - Pershing vs. Panther Taking a rather long break from figures, I decided to pick up a Tamiya 1:48 scale M26 Pershing kit. Bates readied his equipment. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2017. The Pershing was controversial, the subject of a three-year bureaucratic feud over whether the U.S. Army needed a heavy tank — or could make do with Shermans and tank destroyers. Panther vs M26 Pershing Duel at Cologne. But then the Pershing was very new in 45 & didn't have the debug time the Panther did. It’s not a pretty thing, men bailing out of a stricken tank. Smoyer would need to shoot on the run. Zaloga, Steven J. Pershing vs. Tiger: Germany 1945. Earley told Bates to set up his camera. M26 Super Pershing Top 4 - Panzer auf einem Ausblick! Der M26 Pershing war ab Februar 1945 der schwerste Kampfpanzer, der vom US-Heer im Zweiten Weltkrieg eingesetzt wurde. Two floors up, concussion from the second shot rocked Bates’ camera. Two prototypes with the existing Panther I turrets were ordered in 1944. Comparing: Panther II vs. M26 Pershing The vehicle was conceived in 1943. M26 Pershing: The U.S. Military's Nazi Tank Killer? 529 9. In 1944–1946 in the U.S. Army, the M26 was temporarily classified as heavy tank. M26 Pershing vs Panther D (RB) 73 members have voted. Einen Straßenzug weiter nördlich hören die dort vorrückenden US-Truppen der E Company, 32nd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division vom Abschuss des Sherman in der Komödienstraße. Hadn't built a model kit in some years; in fact, the last one was a Tamiya 1:48 scale M10 Tank Destroyer. By 1945 only one of them had been built by the MAN company. Two of its five crewmen were trapped in the vehicle and burned to death. The Panther would burn until the next morning. Smoyer hit the firing switch again. M26A1 Pershing, Jacques Littlefield Collection, by Vladimir Yakubov :: IMGP1237. Der M26 Pershing wurde während des Koreakrieges auch an verbündete Staaten wie Belgien, Frankreich und Italien geliefert. One street away, Oberleutnant Wilhelm Bartelborth yelled for his gunner to hold his fire. Szemben az M4 Sherman harckocsikkal, ezt a harcjárművet kifejezetten az ellenséges harckocsik elleni harcra tervezték. Comparing: M26 Pershing vs. Panther. M26 Pershings at Remagen. Earley and his crew had been among those chosen and re-trained. We know these details because Sgt. And unlike the Pershing, MY tank has various perks, such as upgraded armor, faster reload, etc. Il fut nommé en hommage au général John Pershing, le chef du corps expéditionnaire américain au cours de la Première Guerre mondiale Deux M26A1E4 furent assemblés pendant la guerre, lun deux rejoignit le front européen où il fut affecté à la 3 rd Armored … M26 Tank, 90mm: APCBC, 500 yards, 126mm; 1000 yards, 120mm It was the perfect collision of combat and cinema. Posted by Warlord Games; at January 18, 2017; Email this to a friend A little message… Happy new year everyone! The commander’s hatch opens, venting smoke. Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2017. The build was very simple - the only fiddly work was the multi-section tank treads. The same crew killed another Panzer IV as they drove towards Cologne. M26 vs Panther D. By KillaKiwi, March 19, 2017 in Ground Battles. The M26 did suffer from a very weak mantlet, however, with an 88 mm shell from a Tiger I’s KwK 36 able to go straight through. A típus kifejlesztését eredetileg az Észak-Afrikában 1943 elején megjelenő német Tiger I harckocsik ihlették meg. I'd like to know why so many people are saying that, because -I- use the Panther, and every time I've engaged a Pershing, the encounter has ended disasterously for the Panther. They are generally equal in performance. Le char M26 Pershing (ou Heavy Tank M26 Pershing) était un char lourd construit par les États-Unis et utilisé au cours de la Seconde Guerre mondiale et de la guerre de Corée. They stagger and stumble like concussed boxers, bleeding and rattled, not caring how they fall. Cologne tank-fight (Pershing vs. Panther): A fake? Instead of stopping he gunned the engine, lurching them out into the open. The Panther was a Medium tank, designed to replace the Mk IV. Mechanical … Réduire. Want more? Panther VS Pershing and German Armor In General I keep seeing people ranting that the Pershing is underpowered, that it loses to the Panther in tank-to-tank combat. A column of fire flared skyward through the commander’s cupola. Rising over the city were the undamaged spires of Cologne Cathedral, that formed an exotic, almost romantic backdrop to the fighting. I don’t think they Pershing ever encountered the VI B. Zaloga, S. J./Laurier, J.: Pershing vs Tiger. I would like to use a Dragon kit as the basis of the Panther, but again im not sure which kit. The build was very simple - the only fiddly work was the multi-section tank treads. 2. 2059 votes and 127576 views on Imgur: The magic of the Internet. 1950–1951 war es im Koreakrieg im Einsatz. It had moved up into the corner of the cathedral plaza, covering a junction where it could control approaches from three streets. 1950–1951 war es im Koreakrieg im Einsatz. Only 300 made in to Europe before the end of the war, in something called the Zebra Mission. According to this, only 489 VI B vehicles were ever built. Visibility was good and the terrain aesthetically interesting. 26, nestled with his left shoulder against the gun breech, gunner Clarence Smoyer heard Earley climb into the commander’s station behind him. Article by imgur. Two prototypes … Recently, you saw Pershing going against the Tiger I tank and know the result though this wasn't RobZ range addon scenario but this one is once again. I think the Panther in the photos is the A variant , with Ball mounted MG and flat right side vision port, but i cant tell if it has zimmerit or not. But no one had caught that on film. M26 vs Tiger I. The vehicle was conceived in 1943. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2000. M26 Pershing Patton Tank Armored Fighting Vehicle War Photography Ww2 … 2058 votes and 127342 views on Imgur: The magic of the Internet. Wisps of smoke coil out of the traumatized stump. 529 9. American medium tank, named in honor of General … A better direct comparison, given the time period concerned, would be the Tiger II vs IS-2. The Medium Tank M26 Pershing is a rank IV American medium tank with a battle rating of 6.3 (AB/RB/SB). Zaloga, Steven J. M26/M46 Pershing Tank 1943-53. And unlike the Pershing, MY tank has various perks, such as upgraded armor, faster reload, etc. Szemben az M4 Sherman harckocsikkal, ezt a harcjárművet kifejezetten az ellenséges harckocsik elleni harcra tervezték. A man emerges. R.H.-Winter. Jim Bates of the U.S. Army Signal Corps captured them on film. The description of the tank duel Pershing / Panther above is only a short summary of the events. Concussion shook Bates’ camera again. 20 The M26 is superior. The vehicle was conceived in 1943. Followers 2. Today I’m going to be looking at a pair of fearsome vehicles from the late war period, the German Panther Ausf A, and the American M-26 Pershing. The M26 Pershing was designed to fight the heaviest armor the Germans fielded, be it Tiger or Panther. Now, they were about to take that new, unfamiliar tank and try to flank a Panther as it lay in ambush. Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2008. It would be even less of a match for the Tiger II’s KwK 43. Once there he’d stop, fire into the German’s side, then back out. Cologne provided exciting conditions for a combat photographer. The Pershing was developed to fight heavy tanks, and was itself initially classified as heavy. Smoyer rotated the turret and saw why: the Panther’s turret was pointed right at them. Joined: May 31, 2004 Messages: 1,045 Likes Received: 4. American medium tank, named in honor of General John Pershing, who led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. The M26 did suffer from a very weak mantlet, however, with an 88 mm shell from a Tiger I’s KwK 36 able to go straight through. After all, this was not the only tank contest of the war, or even the largest involving a Pershing. M26 vs Panther D. By KillaKiwi, March 19, 2017 in Ground Battles. M26 Pershing Military Pictures Military Weapons Military Equipment Korean War. A second follows. Aug 27, 2018 - Armorama.com is the largest online community of Armor/AFV modelers on the Internet. Vous en voulez encore ? Today I’m going to be looking at a pair of fearsome vehicles from the late war period, the German Panther Ausf A, and the American M-26 Pershing. Head to head: Panther Ausf A vs M26 Pershing. Pretty hard to say. But perhaps Bates knew what he was doing because that film is why we still remember the duel. Einschränkungen. Wollt ihr noch mehr? Amazonbilder Nutzung. That would not be all he filmed that day. How to they perform compared to each other? In answer, a shell crashed through his engine compartment. Zaloga, Steven J. Panther vs. Sherman: Battle of the Bulge 1944. Zu Amazon gehen >* Zu eBay gehen >* Super Pershing vs King Tiger Duel 1945 . In service during the Korean War, the M26 had equivalent armour protection to the T-34-85 , [3] but struggled in the hilly and muddy terrain. Followers 2. The Panther was a Medium tank, designed to replace the Mk IV. Because despite the Pershing crew’s valor, only one man received a Bronze Star for his actions during the duel at Cologne: the man who filmed it. Zaloga, Steven J. M26/M46 Pershing Tank 1943-53. The M26 Pershing was designed to fight the heaviest armor the Germans fielded, be it Tiger or Panther. This time it was a T30E16 round. Comparing: Panther vs. Panther II vs. M26 Pershing This famous tank was produced from January 1943 through April 1945, with a total of 5,796 vehicles built plus eight vehicles built on the F series chassis. Well, Earley wasn’t going in blind — that was for sure. Frustrated, Eisenhower authorised “Zebra Mission,” an unusual combat test that sent 20 Pershings to the ETO (European Theater of Operations), dividing them among veteran crews in the 3rd and 9th Armored Divisions. Fahrzeug am Zweiten Weltkrieg teil distance until the intersection, when he d... 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