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Normally I don’t really post photos of people, but here, it’s to show a contrast how different nations treat heroes differently. Photo courtesy of Vollketten and Imperial War Museum. Photo taken in London, time unknown. Members of the British and American military meet with the exile Czechoslovak government. For the allied side: Brigadier General Edmund…   [ далее ]

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Attack of the E 25 2017-04-27 17:00:00 / Premium Shop The name “E 25” is whispered in countless tanker horror stories. Who can blame ‘em? With low angles, swift speed, and a fast gun, the E 25 is a force to be reckoned with! Grab this legend, along with a tankload of Boosters, while you…   [ далее ]

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Discounts, Bonus XP, and Missions 2017-04-27 18:00:00 / Events Big discounts on mid-tier Premium vehicles, XP bonuses and a repeatable mission — it’s going to be a busy weekend! Begins April 28, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds May 2, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET XP First-Win Bonus Discounts Premium Vehicles, Tiers III-V 50% Gold Discount Mission: Deal at least 400 damage in a…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, Wasn’t in the mood lately to write anything intelligent (not that I usually write any intelligent stuff, but, you know…), sorry for the break. Anyway, a bunch of interesting photos. This happens when a BRDM is hit by a 125mm tank shell. Photos sent by Peter Khromov, thanks! :) Source link.

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Update 3.8: Overhauled Equipment System 2017-04-26 17:00:00 / News When we announced a new equipment system to Blitz, reception was mixed. Overhauling a major game system is bound to raise some eyebrows, so in the name of transparency we’re laying it all out for you in this article. tl;dr? We’ll be publishing a video explaining…   [ далее ]

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The Dragon Returns 2017-04-21 16:00:00 / Premium Shop Battling in a Type 62 is all about going fast. Use the 60km/h top speed for scouting far corners of the map. Rely on your mobility to avoid enemy fire, because its thin armor doesn’t offer much protection. Avoid direct firefights and use your lead foot to…   [ далее ]

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Save on US and UK Vehicles 2017-04-20 16:00:00 / Events Set your sights on US and UK tank destroyers and medium tanks, because they’re on sale this weekend! You also have two ways to earn bonus XP: first-win bonuses or a mission for some tier X vehicles. Begins April 21, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds Apr. 24,…   [ далее ]

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4/20

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Since it’s the 20th of April today, I simply have to share this old gem. Arty. At least AW did something right. Source link.

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I honestly don’t know who had this image first, might as well post them here. A Soviet T-50 Light Tank, knocked out somewhere in Russia during the fierce fighting. A limited number of these tanks took part in the fighting. Most were were deployed at northern Caucasus. Source link.

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As usual – a photo for you. There are Czechoslovak-made T-34/85 in Egyptian service, knocked out by the Israelis in 1967. If you see a middle-eastern T-34, T-54 or T-55, chances are it was made in Czechoslovakia (for the T-34, the chance is nearly 100 percent). Interested in more info? Once, very long time ago,…   [ далее ]

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Cherry on Top: AMX 50 B 2017-04-18 17:00:00 / Events The AMX 50 B sits at the top of the French tech tree, and we want you to add it to your Garage! For a limited time we’re paving the way with discounts on the tanks before it, plus Crew training savings and an exclusive…   [ далее ]

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One nice picture from Yuri Pasholok. Here we can see a Sturmtiger and the Maus prototype the Soviets captured on their way to Kubinka after the war. They are going east – just not the way the Germans imagined it… Source link.

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Hello everyone! The post-war German military industry is not only known for its biggest achievement in the tank field (the Leopard 2 MBT that effectively became the standard NATO tank in Europe), but also for a large number of innovative and quite frankly absolutely amazing solutions that are sometimes so radical that they beat even…   [ далее ]

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The Großtraktor – Krupp Returns! 2017-04-13 11:20:00 / Premium Shop With thin armor yet plenty of HP, the Großtraktor – Krupp is regarded as a tier III TOG II*. It may not have the notoriety, but it’s got something that TOG doesn’t: better speed. Previously only offered as part of our Steam launch bundle back…   [ далее ]

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Bonus XP Weekend 2017-04-13 11:20:00 / Events Restock on Equipment and whip your Crew into shape with discounts for the weekend! Begins April 14, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds Apr. 17, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET XP First Win Bonus Discounts Equipment 30% Credit Discount Improved Ventilation, Class 1Improved Ventilation, Class 2Improved Ventilation, Class 3Medium-caliber Gun RammerLarge-caliber Gun…   [ далее ]

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That awkward feeling when you realize that most of the really cool stuff you have (exact Chieftain armor thickness, various modern armor schematics etc.) you can’t share for whatever reason :( Alright, something I can share then. A color photo of Japanese Type 97 Te-Ke tankette in China, 1941. For Chinese service, Japanese tanks were…   [ далее ]

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Module Unlock Discount 2017-04-11 17:00:00 / Events The “module unlock” option allows you to skip the grind of unlocking a vehicle’s modules, and for a limited time you’ll save 25%! Begins April 12, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds Apr. 19, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET Discounts Module Unlock 25% Gold Discount Source link.

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Alright guys, something more amusing for you. Is this a fake? No sir, it’s a render of a project that actually really existed – a Leopard 1 hull with T-72 turret. Why? For the glory of Satan of course! Okay, not really. Basically, what happened was that after the German re-unification in 1990, the former…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, I am (partially) back, been sick whole week and only now it got a bit better (the day basically consisted of work and sleep) :) So, sorry for the delay. Here’s a nice photo (not sure where I got it from, maybe Yuri posted it somewhere) of an ISU-122 in Berlin from May…   [ далее ]

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Get x2 XP

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Get x2 XP 2017-04-06 17:00:00 / Events Set your sights on victory this weekend, because we’ve got two repeatable missions that reward you for winning on the battlefield! Begins April 7, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds Apr. 10, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET Discounts 5 Garage Slots 1,000 → 800 20% Discount10 Garage Slots 1,800 → 1,260 30% Discount…   [ далее ]

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Lock Horns with the Ram II 2017-04-06 17:25:00 / Premium Shop The Ram II is a Canadian-built medium tank with a strong resemblance to a famous US tank. Despite similar looks, the Ram II has plenty of HP and thick front and side armor, giving it better survivability than the M4 Sherman. It also dishes…   [ далее ]

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Changes Coming to Equipment 2017-04-06 17:30:00 / News Update 3.8 introduces changes to equipment: how it functions, how it’s equipped, and the bonuses it provides. More details will come closer to the release of Update 3.8, but in the meantime, we have a short video of the new mechanics headed to Blitz. Source link.

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02
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Wurlitzer

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This time something from the WW2 era. This is “Wurlitzer”, a modified Churchill Gun Carrier. It has no gun as you can see, but what it does have are 50 Bangalore torpedo launch tubes. Bangalore torpedos are basically pipes with exposives in them, used to clear various obstacles from minefield over barbed wire to smaller…   [ далее ]

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Lead the Charge! 2017-04-01 15:00:00 / News With World of Tanks Blitz, we’ve never shied from doing things differently. Artillery? Who needs it. Cartoon tanks? Oh, yeah. 30-player matches? Do I look like I have an hour to kill? Once again, we’re grabbing the reins and leading the way for World of Tanks by introducing…   [ далее ]

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Good Behavior Rewards 2017-03-31 22:00:00 / News Last year, we improved our rules and violations policy by introducing rewards for good behavior and strikes for poor behavior. For the reward period lasting from November through January, positive members of our community far outnumbered those that received strikes for bad behavior. We continue to see fewer…   [ далее ]

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Goose Tales FAQ 2017-03-31 17:00:00 / News How Do I Get a Premium Tank? The M6A2E1 and M6A2E1 are earned in the following ways: Collect the required number of Pins and/or Twin Pins to complete special stages that will reward you with them Randomly receive them in a chest on the Goose Tales site Use…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, it’s not 1st of April yet so I think I can leave this actually serious French project here. This is a Panhard AML armored car with MARS turret by Hispano Suiza. A single prototype was built in the 1980s. The vehicle itself is not very remarkable, but the turret is. You see, despite…   [ далее ]

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Basra or Bust

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The allied operations in Iraq were not without losses. This is a photo of a destroyed Challenger 2 from the famous Basra incident. What Wikipedia says: 25 March 2003: A friendly fire (“blue-on-blue”) incident in Basra in which one Challenger 2 of the Black Watch Battlegroup (2nd Royal Tank Regiment) mistakenly engaged another Challenger 2…   [ далее ]

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XP Bonus Weekend 2017-03-30 17:00:00 / Events This week’s repeatable mission challenges you to dish out damage while winning a battle to earn Credits! Begins March 31, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds April 03, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET XP First Win Bonus Discounts Equipment 30% Credit Discount Mission: Win a Battle Reward: 5,000 Use tier V-X vehicles Limit 10 times…   [ далее ]

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Meet the “Geese” 2017-03-30 17:30:00 / News The “Goose Tales” event offers players the chance to walk away with two new tanks: the M6A2E1 and M6A2E1 EXP. These tanks got their waterfowl nicknames because of their shapes and tenacity, but what are they really like? Both are American heavy tanks, but the M6A2E1 is tier…   [ далее ]

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Gear up with the "Tournament Warrior" bundle! 2017-03-30 16:00:00 / Premium Shop Grab a bundle that’ll help you deliver a knock-out victory after stepping into the ring. Our “Tournament Warrior” bundle comes packed with goodies at a serious 40% discount! Begins March 31, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ETEnds April 28, 02:00 PT / 05:00 ET Tournament Warrior – $29.99…   [ далее ]

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Win Premium Tanks in “Goose Tales” 2017-03-29 21:00:00 / Events It’s officially spring, which means it’s time for a new event to take flight – Goose Tales! Using missions and chests, work your way towards one of two American Premium tanks: the tier VII M6A2E1 or the tier VIII M6A2E1 EXP. Why “Goose Tales?” With…   [ далее ]

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The Tier III Terror of the T-127 2017-03-29 17:00:00 / Premium Shop Whether you’re a first time Premium tanker or just looking for some low-tier fun, the T-127 has you covered. This tier III light tank offers speed, protection, and firepower in a sweet little package. If you like running circles around your opponents and watching…   [ далее ]

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Dive in with "Ghost" Camo 2017-03-28 16:00:00 / Premium Shop “Ghost” camo is here until the release of the Update 3.8, so use it on your favorite vehicle and dive into battle! Disclaimer: Ghost camo doesn’t include thermoptic properties or allow you to hack into your opponents’ cyberbrains. Begins March 29, once Update 3.7 is released Tier…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, Another interesting thing for you today :) This is an unknown Israeli light tank, developed in parallel with the Merkava Mk.3 development, which puts it into the late 1980s. It was apparently developed as a cheaper alternative to the Merkava using existing technologies – the engine comes from the Azcharit, which itself was…   [ далее ]

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Your Sherman Gets New War Paint 2017-03-28 17:00:00 / Premium Shop US soldiers painted Tiger faces on the hulls of tanks during the Korean War in the hopes that they’d terrify superstitious enemies. It’s debatable if the practice was effective, but the results were definitely distinctive! Add this unique Legendary camo to your M4A3E8 Sherman,…   [ далее ]

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Update 3.7 Notes 2017-03-28 17:30:00 / News Improvements, rebalancing, and more in Update 3.7! New Content Improved Vehicle Balance Stat and HP adjustments to Premium and tech tree vehicles. More Details Tournament Tickets Gain access to special tournaments by earning tickets. New Camo Historical camo for the M4A3E8 Sherman and Ghost camo for every vehicle…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, I was just going through my picture folder and realized that this whole blog could be filled with interesting stuff going on in Syria and with various arcane vehicles that appear there randomly. It’s not the direction I want to take this blog, but from time to time, it doesn’t hurt. So, without…   [ далее ]

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Improved Vehicle Balance in Update 3.7 2017-03-27 18:00:00 / News We’re constantly reviewing game data and player feedback to ensure battles are as fair and fun as they should be. We’ve noticed the performance of some tanks was lagging behind their peers, so we’ve improved some stats for a more enjoyable experience. Read on for…   [ далее ]

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Hello guys! Okay, moving away from the Picture/Photo of the Day format because I couldn’t keep it up every day. Instead, I’ll just use normal titles. Even though, “normal”… okay. This photo shows a recently captured T-90A MBT, driven by snackbars (not sure who, I think it’s not ISIS but the “moderate heacutters” aka FSA,…   [ далее ]

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