An American Pershing tank in the foreground and a German Panther in the background. Tank battle at the Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral is perhaps the single most famous tank duel?

World War II: M26 Pershing: M26 Pershing during World War II

World War II: M26 Pershing

The Pershing tank was developed during World War II for the US Army and later saw battle during the Korean War.

American M26 Pershing Heavy Tank (only briefly used in the 2nd world war) #WorldWar2 #Tanks

The Korean war began on June 1950 when the North Korean army advanced across the parallel against South Korea

M26 Pershing heavy tank of US 9th Armored Division, near Vettweiss, Germany, Mar 1945.

[Photo] M26 Pershing heavy tank of US 9th Armored Division, near Vettweiss, Germany, Mar 1945

Pershing heavy tank of US Armored Division, near Vettweiss, Germany, Mar 1945 (US Army photo). The was first used in combat in Europe 25 February

T26E1 heavy tank 'Super Pershing' with upgraded L73 90mm T15 gun, Europe, 1945. The 90-mm M3 gun of the Super Pershing was similar to the German 88 mm KwK 36 used on the Tiger I. In an effort to match the firepower of the Tiger II's more powerful 88 mm KwK43, the T15E1 90 mm gun was developed and mounted in a T26E1 in January 1945. The end of the war five months later interrupted further development.

[Photo] T26E1 heavy tank 'Super Pershing' with upgraded L73 90mm T15 gun, Europe, 1945

WW2 Tank Paintings / M26 Pershing                                                                                                                                                                                 More

It should be remembered that probably as few as 20 of these very fine tanks saw combat during

US Marines crouching behind a M26 Pershing tank, near Hongcheon, Korea, 22 May 1951. http://wrhstol.com/2yEXMQX

US Marines crouching behind a M26 Pershing tank, near Hongcheon, Korea, 22 May 1951. http://wrhstol.com/2yEXMQX

M26 Pershing by Joseph-MNBC. The M26, the only heavy tank manufactured by the U.S. in WWII,    served as a primary tank-killer in  the European Theater of Operations

Pershing by Joseph-MNBC. The the only heavy tank manufactured by the U. in WWII, served as a primary tank-killer in the European Theater of Operations

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