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I'm proud to announce with this news post the first of many new Polish units to be added to D-day! They will be available via bonus crates in the next release and in a future version as part of a fully playable side.

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I'm proud to announce with this news post the first of many new Polish units to be added to D-day! They will be available via bonus crates in the next release and in a future version as part of a fully playable side.

Click of the unit names to visit their D-day wiki page for more information & pictures.

In 1936 the Polish army started a design competition for a new medium tank. The KSUS company submitted a design inspired by the multi-turreted British A6 and Soviet T-28 tanks. BBTBr.Panc then submitted a modified version of KSUS's design fitted with a more powerful engine and a Bofors gun. A wooden mock-up of BBTBr.Panc's design was built but the invasion and annexation of Poland by Germany and the Soviet Union stopped all work on the project.

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During it's development the tank's official name was simply "medium tank" (Czolgi Sredni). The designation 25TP was created by historian Janusz Magunski post-war to help differentiate it from other Polish tank projects.

This tank design was submitted to the Polish army in 1939 by Professor Antoniego Markowskiego. It was quite an advance design with heavily sloped amour and a large 120mm cannon. Not much is know other then the brief design proposal, even if it would have been excepted though Polish industry at that time would have struggled to produced such a large and complex tank.

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This tank received no official designation and was was simply called "heavy tank" (Czolg Ciezki). I have used the name 53TP in accordance with Polish armoured nomenclature to help differentiate it.

This monstrous tank equipped with a 155m cannon in it's main turret along with twin 40mm anti-air guns in a secondary turret at the rear was designed by StanisÅ‚aw Lem the famed science fiction writer. Lem worked as a mechanic in Lwówin for most of the war, during this time he also created several different tank and rocket designs. In October 1944 he submitted them to the Soviet State Defence Committee, in hopes that they may help in liberating Poland from the Nazis. The Soviets had no interest in them though and filed them away in their archives, where they remained forgotten until recently when they were discovered by a Russian historian.

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This tank received no official designation and was was simply called "battleship tank" (Czolg Pancernik). I have used the name 220TP in accordance with Polish armoured nomenclature to help differentiate it.

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WNxHeadShot
WNxHeadShot

Too bad units can only have one turret, it would be amazing to see these tanks firing with all of them.

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GraionDilach
GraionDilach

Maybe we'll see that happening one day. There is a chance.

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Iron_
Iron_

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Haha, had a nice laugh. Poland is an irrelevant sh*t country. Get better, third world.

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Tomah_Errazurih
Tomah_Errazurih

TIL polish tanks were beautiful. Especially the last one. Man, what could have been...

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Tesel
Tesel

You could post it 2 days ago ;/

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murauder
murauder

The 25TP looks very familiar.

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Nuttah
Nuttah

T-28, Vickers Medium Mk. III and Cruiser Mk. I, for a start, all have the same layout of "Main turret, and two machineguns on either side of the driver."

If you go add in stuff like the T-35 and the (again Vickers)Independent A1E1, I could just be typing in names and how they're probably semi-related to each other and other, less similar designs for several hours.

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LocustQ
LocustQ

Nice! Poland Strong!

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