At the Kursk battle Why do that time The 5th Guard Tank Army had had so many T-70 tank?

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At the Kursk battle Why do that time The 5th Guard Tank Army had had so many T-70 tank?

Post by sukhoi2539 » 21 Mar 2019 13:32

Hi, guys
I have a very poor english.
I have a question.
You know, T-70 Tank has very thin armor and useless gun.
But at the time of the Kursk battle, the 5th Guard Tank Army had had approximately 350 tanks of T-70.
Why do that time The Army had had so many T-70 tank?

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Re: At the Kursk battle Why do that time The 5th Guard Tank Army had had so many T-70 tank?

Post by Art » 21 Mar 2019 20:44

http://www.armchairgeneral.com/rkkaww2/ ... tanks42_43
Note that the US Army fielded a large number of M3/M5 Stuarts (which was not vastly superior to T-70) until the end of the war.

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