Top Ten Best Tanks from WW2

These are the best tanks of WW2. Depending in how strong, versatile, and easy to produce the tank is.

The Top Ten

1 Panzer-5 "Panther"

The Panther was known for the terror it was capable of spreading as no other tank of the time could compete with the Panthers gun, armor, and pilots. The panther's only downfall was he fact that they were not cheap to run or fix.

Good tank. But only 6 000 were built. The number of T-34s and Shermans combined was at 90 000. So, although the Panther has quality, it lacks a whole lot of quantity. But, still, Panthers were damn good. Heil Hitler!

Overrated as everything German is. Many books describe the reactions of Alied soldiers when checking captured panzers. Most of them were badly made and inferior to their own tanks. They were notorious mostly because of the fear of the Nazi regime.

Very fast and easy to produce. Could have won ww2 if produced earlier

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2 T-34/85

T-34/85. enough said

The best tank which won the WW2

Cheap to make, high number produced, still used by some countries today, its like the AK-47 of tanks.

One of the most produced and adaptable tanks ever made

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3 Tiger-1

The deadliest tank in the war, you needed 10 shermans to even stand a chance against the tiger. - RegularGuy

A great tank tat performed greatly except for its slow engine. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

This is an awesome tank be number 1

For that time it was the best; they can penetrate t-34 from 2 km,fast and 88 mm gun is destroying everthing

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4 M4 Sherman

This tank was very good during WW2, it had a good enough gun in 1942, and since there were only Pz. III's and IV's around, making it very versatile and most likely the winner of a battle against them. It started to be a little obsolete when the Tigers and Panthers started to come of factory lines, but was upgraded to a 76 mm which could penetrate a Panther's and Tiger I's front plate, making the bigger tanks start to seem less frightening, but then many more started to get the 76 mm. The Sherman was also very mobile, reliable, cheap, and well armored in some variants. Many underestimate the Sherman due to it caught on fire, but so did the Tiger and Panther. The Sherman also has nearly the highest survivability rate of the war., and most of those deaths were from the crewmen being outside the tank. The Sherman also always were in a group of 5 with some infantry with, them, while Panthers, Tigers I's and II's were usually by themselves or in very small groups. The Sherman was also not ...more

Sherman is american

A great, easy to mass produce tank. The only problems were its engine as it sometimes caught fire and the tank didn't stand a chance against later German tanks such as the Tiger 2 - SirSkeletorThe3rd

5 Jagdpanther

Considered the best Tank destroyer of WW2 - SirSkeletorThe3rd

6 Panzer 4
7 Tiger-2

It was the best tank of WWII because the allies were never able to build anything truly capable of destroying it One on One.

Another great tank but was slower than the Tiger 1 - SirSkeletorThe3rd

The best tank but very slow!

You have to hit it by the rear (on the engine)with 1 hit or like 5 hits to the front the thing was a monster and crushed the allies at normandy there just wasn't enough

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8 IS-1

Named after Soviet Leader Joseph Stalin, was a great tank and could easily wipe out German tanks. The only reason it isn't higher is cause it was only used in the last year of WW2 and didn't see much battles. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

But that 122 mm cannon though

Soviet bs

9 Crusader-2

The British tanks that challenged Rommel in Africa. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

10 T-34/76

And with a much better fire power than regular T34

This should be higher up on the list. This tank is the reason why the Panther and Tiger tanks were made!

Sloped armor

The Contenders

11 Matilda-2
12 M26 Pershing

This tank should be #1 or #2 on the list!


Both the Pershing and Super Pershing had superior fire power with the high velocity 90MM gun. Could take out a Panzer at 2600 yards!

The pershing was an advanced heavy tank! why was this not on this list before!?!

13 Panzer III

Great tank

14 Comet A34

€¢Best of the British in WW2

•Moderate to poor amour, but up for it with speed and firepower

•A good looking tank

•It was the height of the cruiser tanks

15 Panzer VIII Maus

It is the heaviest tank ever made in ww2 and weighting over 100 pounds. Only 2 were made out of 148 becuase Allied bombing destroyed factories. One of 2 Mauses did not had turret and ammo. Other were found by Russians and there os only 1 maus in world in Russian tank museum

Ehm not 100 pounds... OVER 100 TONS

16 M4A3E8 Easy Eight

A Sherman but better. The Panther's equal. It is so awesome that Hollywood gave it its own movie. (Fury)

17 IS-2

122mm cannon could smash tigers

The Tiger killer...

18 Churchill

IT was slower than my tractor...

A smashing tank with good all round abilities.
What more has to be said its named after Winston Churchill

19 KV-2

Heavy armour made this sucker difficult to knock out - Wehraboo29

20 Panther D
21 Hetzer

Best - Warwolf18

22 SU-122
23 Jagdtiger
24 KV-1
25 Sherman Firefly

This improved Sherman was used up until the end of the war and was used widely across common wealth countries who where lucky o receive it over the poorly under gunned and under armoured standard Sherman

26 Churchill IV Churchill IV
27 Type 95

This is THE MOST powerful tank during ww2

28 KV-85
29 Su-100
30 T-32

Very strong turret armor and a very powerful tank with a 90 mm gun that could penetrate Almost all tanks in world war 2, very heavy American tank.

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Top Remixes

1. T-34/85
2. Panzer-5 "Panther"
3. Jagdpanther
1. Tiger-1
2. Panzer-5 "Panther"
3. T-34/76
1. Tiger-2
2. Jagdtiger
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