The Tiger I had earned a formidable reputation by the end of 1944, although its non-sloped armour and poor mobility meant it was being superseded by the Tiger II or 'King Tiger'. The brave and capable noncommissioned officer had one weakness. Super Pershing vs. King Tiger - Dessau A nice story for those interested in armor. This tank was designated T26E1-1. The next day the T-26 destroyed a Mk. Edited January 29, 2005 by djenin. The brave and capable noncommissioned officer had one weakness. The 90mm AP round penetrated the Tiger’s underbelly, apparently striking the ammo well and resulting in a tremendous explosion that blew its turret loose. Many depends on tactical situation,the Pershing was built lower,the turret traverse as faster,both of them fired very accurately.The Pershing was maybe faster but the KT was able to turn in place. Super Pershing vs King Tiger also known as Tiger II Men of War Assault Squad 2 editor scenario is here. Later 25 T26E4 Super Pershings were build (but did not see action). Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Additional armor plating and other modifications were made in Germany. Being supported by the 36th Infantry, the tank had reached an intersection. Most of the German armor in the west had to be pulled out and put on the eastern front to stop the advancing soviets, but on April 21st, The crew commanded by SSgt Joe Maduri, had their “wish.”, The 3rd Armored Division had commenced a 4 pronged attack on the on the city of Dessau in Germany. Bottom Photo: German King Tiger, or Tiger II. Required fields are marked *. The first round, an HE round, bounced off the Tigers hull. American medium tank, named in honor of General John Pershing, who led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. At 50 tons and with a 88 mm gun. Share this post. Since Pershings are rather weaker to other foreign tanks namely Tiger I and Tiger Ii and the IS-3 and most super-heavy tanks, using Pershings in numbers are highly recommended to supplant the offsets. In 1944–1946 in the U.S. Army, the M26 was temporarily classified as heavy tank. Super pershing vs IS-2 1944 vs Tiger II Since the super pershing is now 6.3, it's realy not that bad, even though i don't have the is-2 i still think the super pershing is slightly better than is 2 and also the tiger ii which i have played for a while. In the second battle, the Super Pershing allegedly destroyed a King Tiger by hitting its bottom and causing an ammo rack explosion. Is there any historical evidence that a Super-Pershing T26E1 engaged a King Tiger at Dessau on April 21, 1945 and took it out? Followers 0.

During the final battles on World War II's Western Front, the legendary German Tiger I heavy tank clashed with the brand-new M26 Pershing fielded by the United States. Let’s say both are in top mechanical condition and both crews are of equal experience. I love only that which they defend.”. Super Pershing. Member; 10,078 12,795 posts; Gender: Male; Location: Egypt; 5439 The Enhansed Squadron … killakanz 0 killakanz 0 Man with a heart, a soul. The King Tiger had much heavier armor(max 185mm) and the M26 was not well protected against its gun (8,8cm Kwk43 L/71). By Steven J. Zaloga This book examines the dramatic Tiger/Pershing duel at Elsdorf in Germany, and also assesses the clashes between German armour and the sole 'Super Pershing' deployed to Europe. The Pershing before being converted to the up-armored so-called Super Pershing. The shot then hit the ammo locker and the tank exploded. Daniel Russ. I have heard the story. There is also WWB's "Too little, too late", and of course Rune's "Clash of the Titans". ( Log Out /  Even more remarkable, it had penetrated 13 inches of armor at 100 yards. The Tiger I had earned a formidable reputation by the end of 1944, although its non-sloped armour and poor mobility meant it was being superseded by the Tiger II or 'King Tiger'. Pod koniec wojny pojawiła się bardzo krótka, niemal eksperymentalna seria super ciężkiego czołgu T26E4-1 Super Pershing, cięższa o 7 ton od zwykłego Pershinga, uzbrojona w nową, długolufową wersję armaty 90 mm T15E1. DEY 0 Posted September 21, 2005. There was 1 T26E1-1 Super Pershing. So I decided to repeat the scenario I did year ago. ( Sd.Kfz. 1. In this Osprey "Duel" title, "Pershing vs Tiger - Germany 1945", Steven Zaloga gives us an excellent comparison of heavy vs. heavy in late WWII ETO. The impetus for the development of the Tiger as well as the Pershing, their design phase and … It was truly a heavyweight bout. This new U.S. gun had successfully penetrated 8.5 inches of armor at 1,000 yards at 30 degrees. A good read for a cold day. Starting in February 1945 these vehicles took part in World War II; in 1950–1951 the vehicle saw combat in the Korean War. Starting in February 1945 these vehicles took part in World War II; in 1950–1951 the vehicle saw combat in the Korean War. If a T26E1-1 faces me i always have to shoot the canon barrel first to even have a chance of winning the fight. Another German tank came on scene as Matria backed his vehicle into an entrance way that overlooked a road. I have no idea if it is real. There was 1 T26E1-1 Super Pershing. He was the Super Pershing gunner mentioned in Super Pershing vs. King Tiger - Dessau when the Pershing destroyed the non-existant Tiger. 310 were send to Europe before the end of the war but the first 20 saw most action. If you know anything about tanks, you would know about the short-lived success of the first tiger tank ( Panzer lv). Even more remarkable, it had penetrated 13 inches of armor at 100 yards. There are several CMBO scenarios that feature the Pershing / Super Pershing vs the King Tiger matchup. In testing, this new U.S. gun had successfully penetrated 8.5 inches of armor at 1,000 yards at 30 degrees. The Army Ordinance had been anxious to get this tank into combat as fast as possible, hoping that it would be able to go up against the infamous King Tiger. Lyle F. … Its longer-barreled (and thus higher velocity) KwK 43 88-millimeter cannon could penetrate five inches of armor at a range of two kilometers (1.2 miles). Don't be too hard on the poor Tiger crew. The 90 mm M3 gun of the Pershing was similar to the German 88 mm KwK 36 used on the Tiger I. In an effort to match the firepower of the Königstiger's more powerful 88 mm KwK43, the T15E1 90 mm gun was developed and mounted in a T26E1 in January 1945. Prev ; 1; 2; Next; Page 2 of 2 . Later 25 T26E4 Super Pershings were build (but did not see action). “War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. Somewhere along the line the "Tiger" became a King Tiger. 0. http://www.3ad.com/history/wwll/feature.pages/super.pershing.1.htm. It would be the first and only meeting between a King Tiger and the Super Pershing, a modified standard M26 Pershing weighing 53 tons - an almost "secret" tank that, to this day, remains largely an enigma to military historians. October … This is because, according to the Gunner’s story, he shot underneath it, since it was attempting to go over some rubble. Reply. American medium tank, named in honor of General John Pershing, who led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. The King Tiger was the largest tank to ever enter mass production with about 492 of them being made. The Super Pershing (aka T26E4-1) was equipped with a new long-barreled T15E1 90mm gun that was designed to out-perform the German high-velocity 88mm on the King Tiger. "KT crew likely poorly trained to move forward and expose the bottom hull while being fired upon." The crew quickly loaded an Armor Piercing round and destroyed the tank. US "Super Pershing" vs. Germany's "King Tiger" Sign in to follow this . The King Tigers themselves were rare to see. The next morning, the Super Pershing participated in repulsing a German counterattack in Dessau’s center.

During the final battles on World War II's Western Front, the legendary German Tiger I heavy tank clashed with the brand-new M26 Pershing fielded by the United States. Additional armor plating and other modifications were made in Germany. As the German Panther approached, Irwin fired, disabling the … IS-2 Vs. Pershing Vs. King Tiger. In any case, no serious damage was done – probably a lucky glancing impact. “As the tank rounded the corner, the King Tiger had fired its high velocity shell. Nothing could match the 8.8 cm KwK 43 until the Soviet 100mm D-10t and the american 90mm T15E1. Liczba postów: 67 Liczba wątków: 6 Dołączył: Dec 2014 #1. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. The King Tiger had well-sloped armor that was six inches thick on the front hull. 182. Irwin described this German tank as a Tiger II, but Zaloga was skeptical of this claim, as there was a very small number of Tiger II tanks in Western Europe in 1945." The Tiger I had earned a formidable reputation by the end of 1944, although its non-sloped armour and poor mobility meant it was being superseded by the Tiger II or 'King Tiger'. While the Tiger I had been in the front lines since 1942, the US Pershing first entered combat in late February 1945, and more than 20 Pershings would see action before war's end. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Compare; Tank list; About / Contact; Comparing: M26 Pershing vs. Tiger I vs. T-150. But the shot, a non-armor-piercing high explosive (HE) shell, had no effect. The shell missed, going right over the Super Pershing. A Pershing can defeat a King Tiger one on one with proper tactics. Your email address will not be published. Only two Super Pershings were ever built, and the 3AD had the only one in the European Theater - an experimental version with its remarkably long barrel. Sign in to follow this . 20 T26E3 (normal M26 Pershing) were deployed as part of Zebra mission and saw action. Super Pershing vs. King Tiger - Dessau On this site, there is the only combat between Super Pershing and Tiger - it seems that experimental American tanks were tougher than their German equivalents. The ordnance inventory designation was Sd.Kfz. W założeniu nowa konstrukcja miała być zdolna zniszczyć każdy napotkany niemiecki czołg. the_patr1ck, Aug 3, 2009 #12. The crew did not have enough time to examine their trophy though as a fire fight had broke out between the infantry and germans within the building. It's one of the great tank duels of World War II, when an American Super Pershing went head-to-head with the dreaded German King Tiger in Dessau in April 194... Super Pershing vs King Tiger Duel 1945 - … 310 were send to Europe before the end of the war but the first 20 saw most action. Wild Bill's "Eldorf" and "A Tiger Hunt" are two that come to mind. Adding a whole 7 tons to the tanks weight but only decreasing its top speed by 8 mph. The shootout at Dessau between the Super Pershing and the King Tiger on 21 April 1945 is documented on the 3rd Armored Division History Foundation website at []. The American encountered a Tiger tank that fired its 88mm gun. Save Share. This new U.S. gun had successfully penetrated 8.5 inches of armor at 1,000 yards at 30 degrees. Unknown to the crew, a german King Tiger was waiting 600 yards away in the same direction the tank was turning. Quote; Link to post Share on other sites. English; Deutsch; français; español ; magyar; polski; čeština; русский; Tiếng Việt; WoT Tank Compare v.9.15. With near certainty, the entire crew was killed.'”. Comparing: Tiger II vs. M26 Pershing The most heavily armored tank carrying the most powerful anti-tank gun. The Pershing before being converted to the up-armored so-called Super Pershing. Note the 73 caliber gun to compete with the 88 mm KwK 43 L/71 gun on the King Tiger . Nazi Germany's Tiger is arguably the most famous tank of World War II. This leads me to believe that it was either a Tiger or a Panzer IV. Top Photo: The "Super Pershing" T26E4-1 (originally designated T26E1-1) is shown at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, in early 1945, shortly before being shipped to the 3rd Armored Division inside Germany via England. Abgeschossene 10,078 Abgeschossene 10,078 Hyperion forever! The Germans reserved the 'best steel' for the Tiger 1, the King Tiger … The Tiger I had earned a formidable reputation by the end of 1944, although its non-sloped armor and poor mobility meant it was being superseded by the Tiger II or "King Tiger." 11-01-2015, 14:49 (Ten post był ostatnio modyfikowany: 11-01-2015, 15:14 przez Arsen.) 4 thoughts on “King Tiger Versus Super Pershing.” Marcel. The Super Pershing (aka T26E4-1) was equipped with a new long-barreled T15E1 90mm gun that was designed to out-perform the German high-velocity 88mm on the King Tiger. Apr 26, 2009 #1 Were there any cases of King Tiger tanks against Pershing tanks in … The odds of finding one though we of little to none. This has been discussed to great length on other forums specialized on WW2 or tanks, aswell as on certain blogs. In an effort to match the firepower of the King Tiger's more powerful 88 mm KwK 43, the T15E1 90 mm gun was developed and mounted in a T26E1 in January 1945. Getting serious here, the M26 Pershing was designed during World War II to specifically … Who would win in a battle, a Super Pershing or a King Tiger. During the final battles on World War II's Western Front, the legendary German Tiger I heavy tank clashed with the brand-new M26 Pershing fielded by the United States. Change ), 588th Night Bomber Regiment “Night Witches”. 3AD's "Super Pershing" vs. Germany's "King Tiger" WWII's two most powerful tanks meet in a historic encounter DUEL AT DESSAU - on April 21, 1945 A Spearhead One-on-One Tank Victory by Website Staff Only three days before the 3rd Armored Division's final combat action of WWII, a Super Pershing of the 33rd Armored Regiment met and defeated the most powerful and most heavily armored German … Followers 0. Note: Sources include the book Spearhead in the West (1946 edition); the book Death Traps by Belton Cooper; and the book Another River, Another Town and personal writings by John P. Irwin. ... German King Tiger, or Tiger II. The supposed “Tiger II” destroyed by the Super Pershing was either an entirely fake story, made for US Propaganda, or it was a Panzer IV. Followers 0. At any rate if it is true, it is a testament to the tanks design. At 1600 yards -if that was the range- a KT could've stood side-on (if it wanted to) against most-all the weaponry the U.S. could throw at it without so much as scratching the paint! The only flaw about this gun was that the shell travelled so fast, the crew was barely able to see it. US "Super Pershing" vs. Germany's "King Tiger" By TheElusiveWapiti, December 27, 2014 in General & Upcoming. The field tests of the regular Pershing showed that it could not stand up against the german heavy guns, so they added 50 more millimeters of armor platting in the front. The Tiger I had earned a formidable reputation by the end of 1944, although its non-sloped armour and poor mobility meant it was being superseded by the Tiger II or 'King Tiger'. The The 90-mm M3 gun of the Pershing was similar to the German 88 mm KwK 36 used on the Tiger I. While the Tiger I had been i During the final battles on World War II's Western Front, the legendary German Tiger I heavy tank clashed with the brand-new M26 Pershing fielded by the United States. IS-2 Vs. Pershing Vs. King Tiger. The Tiger I had earned a formidable reputation by the end of 1944, although its non-sloped armour and poor mobility meant it was being superseded by the Tiger II or 'King Tiger'. I agree that most GI's in the ETO would call any German tank a Tiger but as a tank gunner I would bet my money that Irwin knew the difference between a Tiger & the other German models. By Steven J. Zaloga This book examines the dramatic Tiger/Pershing duel at Elsdorf in Germany, and also assesses the clashes between German armour and the sole 'Super Pershing' deployed to Europe. In testing, this new U.S. gun had successfully penetrated 8.5 inches of armor at 1,000 yards at 30 degrees. World of tanks - comparing tanks side by side: M26 Pershing vs. Tiger I vs. T-150 The Super Pershing was equipped with the newly made T15E1 90mm cannon. Link to post Share on other sites. The T15E1 gun was 73 calibers in length and had a much longer high capacity chamber. Who would win in a battle, a Super Pershing or a King Tiger. Well, now i regret not playing the Americans first. The special 90mm ammunition had produced a muzzle velocity of 3,850 feet per second, or some 600 feet per second faster than the 88mm of the King Tiger. Ricocheting off the armor, it shot skyward and exploded harmlessly. Close. Member NRA and Buckeye Firearms Association. I have seen it written. The story started out as the tank being a "Tiger", which is what the Super Pershing's gunner identified it as in his memoirs. Super Pershing. At Dessau on April 21 st 1945, a T-26 Super Pershing exchanged rounds with a 77 ton King Tiger tank and destroyed in at 50 yards. The gun was the best of its time.

During the final battles on World War II's Western Front, the legendary German Tiger I heavy tank clashed with the brand-new M26 Pershing fielded by the United States. Arsen. Somewhere along the line the "Tiger" became a King Tiger. Duel 80: Pershing vs Tiger [56-690] 20.50EUR During the final battles on World War II's Western Front, the legendary German Tiger I heavy tank clashed with the brand-new M26 Pershing fielded by the United States. 5 Panther tank. Gunner Cpl John “Jack” Irwin, only 18 years old, responded almost instantly with a round that struck the Tiger’s huge angled glasis, or front plate. This tank was designated T26E1-1. Tiger 2 (P) Vs. T26E1-1 "Super Pershing" RB Ground. Enter the Tiger II, or Konigstiger (King Tiger). The Super Pershing had been loaded with an HE only because Irwin had been expecting urban targets, such as buildings, personnel, and light anti-tank guns.”, “‘AP!”, he shouted to his loader “Pete,” which meant an armor-piercing shell would be next. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The special 90mm ammunition had produced a muzzle … WW2. The tank weighed a little more then 70 tons and had an armor thickness in the front of about 3.9 to 7.1 inches depending on the angle. Modern sloped armour, one of the best guns "in the business", by design a very capable vehicle. The U.S. tank was manned by an experienced crew under the command of Staff Sergeant Joseph Matira of Massachusetts. The King Tiger was the largest tank to ever enter mass production with about 492 of them being made. Modules: Auto select: Stock values Top values . Maduri and crew then felt a concussion or thud on the turret. As long as this vehicle is kept in good shape and well-escorted to protect its vulnerable flanks and rear, the Americans can mount virtually unstoppable attacks. The Tiger I had earned a formidable reputation by the end of 1944, although its non-sloped armour and poor mobility meant it was being superseded by the Tiger II or 'King Tiger'. The two will experience no gun jams or breakdowns. The Super Pershing (aka T26E4-1) was equipped with a new long-barreled T15E1 90mm gun that was designed to out-perform the German high-velocity 88mm on the King Tiger. In the second battle, the Super Pershing allegedly destroyed a King Tiger by hitting its bottom and causing an ammo rack explosion. the_patr1ck , Aug 3, 2009 Your email address will not be published. Super Pershing vs. King Tiger. “Super Pershing vs. King Tiger” 3 days before the 3rd Armored Division was to leave Europe, a battle broke out between the newly made American T26E4-1, or Super Pershing, and the formidable German King Tiger. AFAIK there is no recorded instance of Tiger IIs and M26 Pershings being operated in the same area, at least there is no instance of the Super-Pershing meeting a Tiger II. Super Pershing vs. King Tiger - Dessau On this site, there is the only combat between Super Pershing and Tiger - it seems that experimental American tanks were tougher than their German equivalents. Even more remarkable, it had penetrated 13 inches of armor at 100 yards. All the groundwork is laid by Zaloga. I found mixed resources on the battle but apparently this is where the super Pershing knocked out the king tiger but i think it could be fake because of the missing documents that say the king tiger was there. ( Log Out /  Top Photo: The "Super Pershing" T26E4-1 (originally designated T26E1-1) is shown at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, in early 1945, shortly before being shipped to the 3rd Armored Division inside Germany via England. And a gun. The Tiger II is a German heavy tank of the Second World War.The final official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf.B, often shortened to Tiger B. In the city of Dessau, on April 21, 1945, as the 3rd Armored Division advanced, the tank was engaged by what was widely believed to be a Tiger II. At seventy-five tons, it was bigger than its predecessor. The Super Pershing then knocked it out with a shot to the belly as the German tank tried to climb over a pile of rubble. WW2. October 14, 2012 at 3:15 pm. This leads me to believe that it was either a Tiger or a Panzer IV. The vehicle's drawbacks included an overloaded suspension and engine-transmission group, as well as excessive general mass. 20 T26E3 (normal M26 Pershing) were deployed as part of Zebra mission and saw action. A German shot passed between the M26’s tracks! So i've just unlocked my Tiger 2 (P) and now im encountering a handful T26E1-1 each game. Featuring full-colour artwork, carefully chosen photographs and specially commissioned maps, this is … ( Log Out /  The U.S. tank was manned by an experienced crew under the command of Staff Sergeant Joseph Matira of Massachusetts. The story started out as the tank being a "Tiger", which is what the Super Pershing's gunner identified it as in his memoirs. It was never known if this shot came from the Tiger, or from some other anti-tank weapon. In 1944–1946 in the U.S. Army, the M26 was temporarily classified as heavy tank. 3 days before the 3rd Armored Division was to leave Europe, a battle broke out between the newly made American T26E4-1, or Super Pershing, and the formidable German King Tiger. The Super Pershing (aka T26E4-1) was equipped with a new long-barreled T15E1 90mm gun that was designed to out-perform the German high-velocity 88mm on the King Tiger. Reactions: WendyZXZ, Charlie686, spud_.308 and 4 others. 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