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Desert War Mechanics: Tanks Explained - 3/17/2018 5:42:31 AM   
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The combat power of armor units changes over time in Desert War 1940-42. This is due to the fact that tables of organization (TO&E), armor thickness, gun size and the penetration capability of anti-tank ammunition changed as the war progressed. Here is a sampling of the impacts of those changes on how armor battalions are represented across time in Desert War:

This is the full set for the Italian Army:



Attack and defense factors for Armor units were based upon the capabilities of their guns and ammunition and their armor thickness, angles of attack, etc. For example:




This is the full set for the German Army:






The following is a representation of the multitude of different British tank battalion organizations that existed between 1940-42:





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RE: Desert War Mechanics: Tanks Explained - 3/17/2018 1:30:44 PM   
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5 of the 7 pictures don't show for me, only the 5th and 7th show for me. The others have that third party hosting has been disabled message.

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RE: Desert War Mechanics: Tanks Explained - 3/17/2018 2:28:04 PM   
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I can't see any of them.

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RE: Desert War Mechanics: Tanks Explained - 3/17/2018 3:59:27 PM   
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Thanks. Try it now.

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RE: Desert War Mechanics: Tanks Explained - 3/17/2018 9:17:04 PM   
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Shows for me now, thanks.

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RE: Desert War Mechanics: Tanks Explained - 3/18/2018 12:25:41 AM   
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Yes much better. Thanks.

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RE: Desert War Mechanics: Tanks Explained - 3/21/2018 6:05:14 PM   
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Thanks for sharing this, very interesting

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RE: Desert War Mechanics: Tanks Explained - 3/22/2018 8:27:06 AM   
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I'm not getting those images, but you certainly have my interest.

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