Manufactured from 1941 the ZIS-3 divisional gun gave admirable service during WW2 and the Korean and Vietnam wars. It was significantly lighter than other contempory designs and proved a capable AT gun and artillery piece.
Heavy tank developed form the JS-2 incorporating strikingly modern and improved armour and the “frying pan” turret that came to be used on many Soviet tanks designs over the next 50 years. There is still debate on whether this tank saw action in WW2, the general opinion is it missed action in Europe only arriving in time for the victory …
Soviet assault engineers where specialists trained to overcome fortifications and defences. They characteristically wore heavy steel body armour to protect them from shrapnel and SMG bullets. 10 figures from 3 poses; flamethrower, satchel charge and SMG.
Light weight SPG based on the T70 light tank chassis developed in 1943. This formed a useful support weapon capable of artillery and AT fire. It proved very mobile, often able to cross ground other vehicles could not. It was still in service during the Korean and Vietnam wars going on with some nations into the late 1970s.