M26 Pershing

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Characteristics

Protection

52%
52%

Firepower

53%
53%

Shot Effectiveness

61%
61%

Maneuverability

48%
48%

Vehicle Details

Weight (t) 40.56
Hit Points 1350
Engine Power (hp) 560
Speed Limit (km/h) 48
Standard Shell Penetration (mm) 96 - 160
Standard Shell Damage 120 - 200
Rate of Fire (rounds/min) 10.0

Historical Reference

American medium tank, named in honor of General John Pershing, who led the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. In 1944–1946 in the U.S. Army, the M26 was temporarily classified as heavy tank. Starting in February 1945 these vehicles took part in World War II; in 1950–1951 the vehicle saw combat in the Korean War.

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