T-34/76 Model 1943

A nice kit of the Russian workhorse T-34/76. Introduced in 1940, the T-34/76 was an excellent tank which took the Germans completely by surprise. With its effective 76mm gun, its sloping armour and wide tracks the T-34 was well suited to fighting in the terrible conditions of the Russian winter. Indeed the Germans went as far as to copy the design when they built the infamous Panther. The model 1943 had a new hexagonal turret and a new commander's cupola