Medium tank T-34 m.1941-1942

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T-34 from unknown unit. Germans not rarely put cross on the hatch cover interiors. When germans captured tanks be on the offensive open hatch cover demonstrate germans cross for friendly troops. When germans tanks come back from the battle crew turn round the turret (which also demonstrate aggression absence) and again open hatch cover demonstrate germans cross for friendly troops.

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Note a german cross on the transmission hatch.

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Germans captured T-34 from unknown unit. This tank had soviet turret number 312. On the transmission hatch put white cross. This tank have rare marking, iside of the turret hatche are painted germans cross. At the 6-o'clock turret position they serve , as recognition signs from forward, and in attack one can recognize one's own tank from rear.

(Picture from www.luftwaffe.be)

(From Sergey Ryijov collection)