The Soviet Union Fielded Some Mighty World War II Tank Destroyers
The National Interest -

Caleb Larson


Heavily armed and heavily armored, the SU-100 could punch through virtually all Nazi Germany’s armored vehicles.

Here's what you need to know: The Red Army fielded the SU-100 in large numbers, though nowhere close to the number of T-34s and variants that the Soviet Union produced. Still, around 2,500 or so of the heavy tank destroyers would see combat on the Eastern Front. The SU-100 proved to be very effective against German armor, especially during Operation Spring...

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