The results of the latest WoT Magazine quiz are in! Below you will find a list of 100 players who got the correct answers and won the Czechoslovak Tier VI medium tank, Škoda T 40. Congratulations!
Curious which of the answers were the right ones? Don't hesitate to scroll down and see for yourself!
Correct answer: Т-28
The requirements of the tank were driven by the T-28’s purpose, defined in the technical design documentation as assistance to infantry when overcoming heavily fortified enemy defenses. Of course, there were no highways and the tanks had to keep up with the attacking infantry. For this reason, designers tried to make the vehicle as effective as possible whilst off-road.
Correct answer: M18 Hellcat
The picture is misleading in itself. The first impression is that it is the Panther. But the hull details (rivets on the armour, shape of lights and turret) and location (obviously, it is North Africa and the Panthers didn’t fight there) give away the M18 Hellcat.
Correct answer: Cologne
This question required observation skills. In the background, behind the German Panther tank, you can see one of the most well-known monuments of medieval Gothic architecture—the Cologne Cathedral. It was built in 1237–1242 and was the tallest building in the world for four years: 157 meters is no joke even now. We can see the Cathedral today. It was rebuilt in the 19th century, but retained its majesty and beauty.
Correct answer: Renault FT-17
Overcoming water obstacles is not always successful for the Renault FT-17. The nationality of the tank is revealed by the crewman’s uniform. And the exact modification can be determined by its running gear details. In the FT-17, when looking at one side, the running gear consisted of nine road wheels, six top rollers, idler wheel with screw track adjustment, and rear drive sprocket. Top rollers (except for the rear one) were sprung by screw coil springs. Suspension is fully articulated, with semi-elliptical springs covered by armoured plates. Track links are large, with pin gearing.
Correct answer: M3 Lee
The tank was named after one of the best-known Confederate Generals in the American Civil War. Everyone who researched medium tanks in World of Tanks knows this vehicle. Due to its powerful, but inaccurate and awkwardly placed, gun, as well as its large size and poor armour, the M3 Lee is one of the most recognisable tanks in the game. Soviet crewmen’s opinions of this tank were far from flattering. It was called the BM-6, a shorthand for "bratskaya mogila 6" which means “a grave for six” in Russian.
Correct answer: Pz.Kpfw IV Ausf. F2
A reader interested in military history is sure to guess right at once that neither Tiger I nor Kolohousenka resemble the vehicle in the picture. To answer the question correctly, look at the tank’s running gear carefully. The most significant visual difference of the two modifications of the Pz.Kpfw. IV was the different number of top rollers: four rollers in the Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. F2 and three rollers in the Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. J.
Correct answer: Shumshu
Those who have seen the branch of Japanese medium tanks at least once, immediately recognise their peculiar silhouette. And then logic comes into play - the background is obviously some northern landscape. There is no data about tank battles between the American and Japanese armies in the northern part of the Pacific front, but the Battle of Shumshu, one of the last battles of World War II, during which the island was invaded by the Soviet army, is well-known to fans of World War II history.
Correct answer: Erwin Rommel
The Fuhrer’s favourite and one of the most talented tank generals of the Wehrmacht was a real tactical genius, able to brilliantly get himself out of seemingly unwinnable situations. His combat operations against outnumbering British troops were so successful that General Auchinleck published an order containing such a phrase, “There is a real danger that Rommel will be deemed a warlock or a boogeyman by our soldiers.” After breaking out of encirclement near Cyrenaica with his troops, Rommel received his honourable nickname: Desert Fox.
Correct answer: Poland
The tank in the picture is one of the few Polish vehicles of war. Pictures of these tanks are quite rare because all of them participated in battles at only the initial stage of war. In this case, it is the 7TP, a Polish light tank from the 1930s.
Correct answer: SerB
One of the World of Tanks creators, a favorite of those who complain about the disadvantages of vehicles from some nations and want to know about every update beforehand, and just an all-round great guy—Sergey Burkatovskiy, known as SerB. Since the game appeared, he is probably the most recognizable public personality of the project.