Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Maskirovka

It's no secret that PzIV tanks with spaced armour were often mistaken for Tiger tanks. In fact, the similarity between the silhouettes led the Soviets to believe that this was a deliberate deception.


"German T-IV tank, camouflaged to resemble a Tiger, destroyed by the tank crew of Senior Lieutenant Ivan Strogin at the village of Yagodnoye.

Photo taken in 1943 by M. Savin, special correspondent of the Ogonyek magazine."

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