Destroyed KV-1 heavy tank in Rostov-on-Don

KV-1 heavy tank



Destroyed KV-1 heavy tank stands on the market square of Rostov-on-Don. The view from the streets of Moscow to Budennovsky Avenue. KV-1 heavy tank of the model 1941, it has reinforced welded turret of the later series production with a 76.2 mm gun ZIS-5. Summer-autumn 1942.
KV-1 (Klim Voroshilov) – Soviet heavy tank of World War II. Usually referred to simply as «KV»: a tank was created under the same name, and only later, after the appearance of the tank KV-2 heavy tank KV of the first model in retrospect was a digital code. KV-1 was carried out from August 1939 to August 1942. KV-1 participated in the war against Finland and in the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union.

 

Photography Location: Rostov-on-Don
Time taken: 1942

In : 1942

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