Category: KStN


Hornisse/Nashorn Organization

After the invasion of Russia in the summer of 1941, the Germans found themselves at a disadvantage with regards to anti-tank capability. The T-34’s and KV-1’s were an unexpected challenge that the available anti-tank...

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Jagdtiger Organization

Jadgtiger Organization The Jagdtiger organization was the typical late war independent heavy tank destroyer battalion. My search for any K.St.N. that would have been used in this battalion turned up zero documents. I did,...

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Jagdpanther Organization

The Jagdpanther was the result of the need for a hard-hitting tank destroyer mounting the 8,8 cm gun.  It was previously tried twice with the Ferdinand and the Nashorn, with limited success.  While the...