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The Iosef Stalin tanks have been the final word heavy tanks built by way of the Soviet Union and have been popularly referred to as 'Victory tanks' because of their shut organization with the defeat of Germany in 1945. but inspite of their recognition, the Stalin tanks emerged from a bothered layout, had a quick second of glory in 1944 and 1945, and disappeared in ignominy after 1960. This name covers the occasions contributing to the Soviet Union's have to layout the hot sequence, with specific connection with the unsuccessful KV sequence and the appearance of a brand new iteration of heavy German tanks together with the Tiger. It additionally covers their improvement, operational background and myriad editions.

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