America Wanted the Behemoth T-28 Tank to Stop Hitler’s Heavy Armor
The National Interest -

Michael Peck

T-28 Tank, World War II, Europe

The United States would have discovered what the Germans did: a handful of massive tanks don’t really make a huge difference on a global-sized battlefield.

Here's What You Need to Remember: The T28 never saw combat. How would it have fared if it had? Its 105-millimeter cannon would have been sufficient to take out German pillboxes—and tanks as well. But more important for the U.S. Army in 1945, the T28’s foot-thick frontal armor would have rendered...

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