WoT NA – Claim Your Patch: The History of Army-Navy Cooperation

Claim your free Army Birthday in-game emblem!

Mission: U.S. Army Birthday

MISSION STARTS: Friday, June 14, 04:20 PT | 06:20 CT | 07:20 ET
MISSION ENDS: Monday, June 17, 04:20 PT | 06:20 CT | 07:20 ET

Rewards: Conditions: Restrictions:
  • ×6 Emblem: “This We’ll Defend”
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The storied history of the US Army and US Navy partnership is as old as the branches themselves. Working together, this interbranch cooperation comes in three different forms: Supplies, Transport, and Direct Support.

Here’s what The_Chieftain has to say about the three:

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Wargaming – D-Day: Allied Landings in Normandy

6 June 1944 was the day of the largest landing operation of World War II, the Normandy landings, in which tanks played a key role. Today’s video is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the event – watch it to learn more about this historic battle!

Romanian tanks in detail: TACAM T-60/T-60A

Welcome to the second part of the ‘’Romanian vehicles (in detail)’’ series by davidblader! Today we take a look at another tank destroyer made by Romania during the Second World War: the TACAM T-60, and its rather unknown version, the TACAM T-60A.

Click here for my previous article on the TACAM R-2.

Let’s start with a short description:

TACAM T-60 vehicles at the National Day parade (10 May, 1943)

The TACAM T-60 (Tun Anticar pe Afet Mobil T-60) is one of the converted Romanian tank destroyers made during World War II. This vehicle combined the hull of T-60 tanks, captured by the Romanian Army, with the Soviet 76.2mm F-22 gun, also captured by the Romanians. The turret was replaced with a 15mm thick cabin. It was similar to – and probably modeled after – the German Marder-series.

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Picture Of The Day – 27th July 2018

I was thinking that until I finish preparing the historical articles I was planning, this kind of articles would serve well enough. Please tell us in the comments if you like them or not.

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122 mm D-30 Howitzer mounted on a M113 chassis in Libya (there’s still a civil war there since 2014). The D-30 is of Soviet origin, produced since the early 60’s to this day. Judging from the photo, at least 3 were modified in this manner. Previously, only 120 mm mortars, various AT systems and AA weapons were seen mounted on the light 10-ton M113.

WoT – HE Exclusive Premium Ideas

Our friends at WoT Express decided to gather together a few real tanks (not paper or prototypes) who would be fitting to add as premiums shooting HE as their standard ammo.

Т88 HMC (tier VI, TD, USA)

This beefed up M8 Scott would be very similar to the M18 Hellcat. Besides being very fast and having good camo, it would now have a howitzer to do damage even without penetrating hits.

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Romanian tanks (in detail): TACAM R-2

Hello, everyone. Welcome to a new historical article!

Before we start, I have to introduce myself since I am new at TAP, and this is my first post. My name is David (davidblader in WoT) and I will be posting articles on combat vehicles from the World War II era. I will start with the ”Romanian tanks (in detail)” series since I am Romanian, so I’ve studied about my country’s vehicles more than about any other ones. I plan to post about vehicles from other countries too in the future. Also, I know that many of the vehicles I will make articles about have already been described on TAP, but in my articles, I will try going into detail as much as I can, instead of only mentioning the most important things (I won’t cover vehicles which already have similar articles).

So let’s begin!

The TACAM R-2 (Tun Anticar pe Afet Mobil R-2) was one of the tank destroyers produced by the Kingdom of Romania during World War II. To describe it shortly, it was a combination of the Panzer 35(t)’s hull (called R-2 in Romanian service), the Soviet 76.2mm ZiS-3 gun and a 10-17mm thick cabin for protecting the crew. It was similar to the German Marder series.

Frontal view of a TACAM R-2. Credit for image: Tanks Encyclopedia

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