T-35 is a heavy tank of the 1930s made in the... - Здравствуйте!!

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T-35 is a heavy tank of the 1930s made in the USSR. It is the only five-turret tank of mass production. In the period since 1933 to 1939 61 units were produced. It had not participated in battles till 1941 however was used for military parades being the symbol of the Soviet power. T-35 took part in early battles of WWII however it was lost too soon because of multiple occuring failures.

The first T-35-1 was made in August, 1932. Its weight was 42 tons, its armour was 30-40 mm thick. The tank was equipped with one 76 mm gun, two 37 mm guns and three more guns. The crew consisted of 10-11 persons. The top of the main turret had a rounded shape.

Despite the fact that T-35 was not widely used in battles it became the embodiment of strength of the Red Army. It was often depicted on the agitational posters and on medals.

(Источник: 2leep.com)

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