R-2 LT-35


The R-2 was Romania's main battle tank until late 42. The R2 was almost idenentical to the Czech T-35, the only differences being in the shape of the rear of the turret and hull. Armed with a 37mm gun and frontal armour of 35mm this vehicle. It faired well against early Soviet armour, it's combat debut against Soviet T-28s in which 2 soviets tanks wre destroyed to the lose of 1 Romanian. Fighting during 42 became tougher as more and more T34s became more prevalent. More modern tanks were rushed into service in 42 see T-4.

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