Weighed a massive 188 tons. One was fully completed and another without a turret by April of 1945. It was said to shatter any road it traveled on.
The Germans also designed an even larger tank that, when built, would weigh over 1000 tons.
The American T28 Super Heavy Tank (also called 105 mm Gun Motor Carriage T95) weighed a whopping 95 tons. It was originally designed to be used to break through German defenses at the Siegfried Line.
Soviet infantry advances behind a pair of Russian T-34/76. The /76 stands for the gun size. Later T-34's come out with an 85mm gun (the T-34/85).
The SMK (Sergius Mironovitch Kirov) Tank was developed by the Soviet Union prior to World War Two and weighed 55 tons. It was known to German intelligence as the "T-35C".
Three M4 Shermans advance in a column. The M4 Sherman was the most widely used tank by Western Allied forces. It started the war with a 75mm gun, then the British added their 76mm long gun.
The German Pz. Kpfw VI Ausf B King Tiger (aka Tiger Royal). At 68 tons it was the heaviest tank to see action. It also carried the most powerful tank armament of the war.
This photo was taken in Budapest, Hungary on 19/03/44. The King Tiger in the picture was supporting Otto Skorzeny's special troops at the Castle of Buda.
The Pz. Kpfw IV Ausf H was one of the many versions of the Panzerkampfwagen IV or Panzer IV.
Wrecked but no less monstrous, this Pz. Kpfw VI Ausf E 'Tiger', was once a member of the SS-Liebestandatre Korps.
The Pz. Kpfw IV Ausf G was often mistaken for a Tiger Tank by Allied tankers.
A T-40 'Whizz Bang' rocket launcher mounted atop an American M4 Sherman Tank.
A Tiger II tank from Schwere SS Panzer Abteilung 501 passes a column of GIs from the 99th Infantry Division captured near Honsfield and Lanzereth during the opening day of the Battle of the Bulge. December 16th 1944.
The town of Merlscheid is in the background.
A British Sherman Firefly VC carrying a 17pdr cannon captured by the Germans
A German Tiger Tank passes a set of German anti-tank guns waiting to be moved.
A group of American Soldiers stand atop an overturned German Tiger Tank.