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85 mm vs Soviet Tanks

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We saw how the Soviet 85 mm 52-K gun performed against the Tiger, but does the domestic KV-1 do any better?

"Shooting at KV-1 and T-34 hulls from the 85 mm gun

KV-1 and T-34 tanks were fired upon by armour piercing tracer shells from 1500 m. Results are given in table #4

Table #4

Armour plate

Armour thickness (mm)

Angle

Impact angle

Result

KV-1 tank hull

Front

75+30

60

70

Complete penetration of the appliqué armour and main armour. 100x100 mm breach.

Turret rear

75

15

70

Dent 100 mm in diameter and 35 mm deep.

Turret front

75+15+20

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90

The shell penetrated the main armour, deflector plate, and appliqué armour. Fragments from 20x20 to 100x100 mm were dislodged from the inside. The shell was stuck in the armour.

Turret rear

75

75

90

Complete penetration. 100x110 mm breach. The welding seam was destroyed.

T-34 tank hull

Turret side

60

30

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The left part of the turret with the observation device slot cracked off. Fragment size was 1400x750 mm.



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