Common questions

What are tank destroyers good for?

What are tank destroyers good for?

As you can see from the name of the category – tank destroyers are specialized armored vehicles whose main purpose is destroying tanks and main target – highly armored ones.

When was the M36 made?

M36 tank destroyer

90 mm Gun Motor Carriage M36
Designed 1943
Manufacturer General Motors Massey-Harris American Locomotive Company Montreal Locomotive Works
Unit cost US$51,290 (equivalent to $754,031 in 2020) (M36)
Produced April–August 1944 October–December 1944 May 1945

How long did the M36 Jackson tank destroyer last?

the M36 Jackson tank destroyer served in the Balkan region for practically 60 years, which is not very usual for wartime tech (the T-54 medium tank for example does have a very long career as well, but that’s not a wartime vehicle, at least not in the way the Jackson was).

What do American soldiers call the M36 tank?

American soldiers usually referred to the M36 as a “TD”, an initialism of “tank destroyer”, however it should also be pointed out that there is evidence that to military planners and supply personnel this unit was designated as the “Jackson” or “General Jackson”.

When did the 610th Tank Destroyer Battalion get the M36?

The 610th Tank Destroyer Battalion (Towed) began retraining on 25 September 1944. The first tank destroyer battalion to actually receive the M36 in early September, the 776th, was in transit from Italy at the time and did not use them in combat until October 1944.

What do you do in Tank Destroyer 2?

Tank Destroyer 2. Tank Destroyer 2 is a simple top down tank game with only one goal: Destroy all enemy tanks, turrets and try to stay alive. Use WASD or arrow keys to control your tank. Aim and shoot with mouse. Push SPACEBAR to enter or exit tank.