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"

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.

A great and versatile tank with heavy firepower and was designe to match the T-34. It failed but was still a challenge to the T-34 - SirSkeletorThe3rd

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

Gun not as powerful as the tigers,but the armor is almost impenetrable unless you hit the bottom-hard to wreck

2 T-34/85

The T-34 suffered from the unsatisfactory ergonomic layout of its crew compartment.

One of the most produced and adaptable tanks ever made

The first type of tank to provide a challenge and defeated German Panzers - SirSkeletorThe3rd

This tank was developed before the panther and for it's time it was great, sloped armor, mass production, and durability was awesome. The panther was great too but early varients had issues and the t34 had the/76 varient that was a match to it in the late war.

3 Tiger-1

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

This is an awesome tank be number 1

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

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

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

Sherman is american

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

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 Panzer III
13 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

14 M26 Pershing

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!?!

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 IS-2

122mm cannon could smash tigers

The Tiger killer...

17 Panther D
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 Hetzer

Best - Warwolf18

20 KV-2

Heavy armour made this sucker difficult to knock out - Wehraboo29

21 Jagdtiger
22 KV-1
23 SU-122
24 KV-85
25 Su-100
26 M4A3E8 Easy Eight

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

27 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

28 Churchill IV Churchill IV
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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


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