Source: War Thunder. Official channel.
Sometimes a production vehicle gets more than just a number to differentiate it from other vehicles… it gets its own name. There are many reasons why this can happen, but there is almost certainly a badass story behind it all.
In War Thunder, these “named” vehicles are usually found in the premium part of the tech tree — after all,it’s not their equipment or their loadout that makes them special… it’s the story behind their name. Today we’re going to talk about how an American M46 got the paint job of a tiger cat on the front… how the British Iron Duke missed the war… or why there is a Soviet heavy tank with an inscription that says “Revenge for the Hero brother”. Let’s dive right in!