Soviet tank T-34/85 “Name Kalinin”, destroyed in Lauban town

tank T-34/85

Soviet medium tank T-34/85 “Kalinin’s name” No. 402, destroyed in the German town of Lauban in Silesia.
As a result of German counterattacks in March 1945, two settlements of Lauban and Striegau were captured from units of the 1st Ukrainian Front of the Red Army and passed under German control.

T-34/85 “The Name of Kalinin” from the 7th Guards Tank Corps of the 3rd Guards Tank Army – on the tower tactical designation in the form of two white circles.



Location: Lauban, Germany
Date: March 30, 1945
Photo by Benno Wundshammer

In : 1945

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