Burnt Soviet BT-7 tank and dead tankman

BT-7 tank

Burnt Soviet light tank BT-7 model 1938. In the open hatch can be seen the charred body of the tanker.
BT-7 belonged to the 53rd tank regiment of the 81st Motorized Division of the 4th Mechanized Corps
The cause of the death of the BT-7 tank was the entry of a German 37 mm armor-piercing projectile over the mechanic-driver’s viewing device, after which a detonation of the ammunition set-up occurred.


 

 

Location: Lviv region, Western Ukraine, USSR
Date: June 25-26, 1941

In : 1941

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