super heavy tank (also called 105 mm Gun Motor Carriage - prototype of heavily armored tank destroyer designed for the United States Army during World War II. It was originally designed to break through German defenses at the Siegfried Line
The was designed for the United States Army during World War II as a counter to the German heavy tanks. It was also set to be used for attacking the heavy defences expected of the German Siegfried Line.
American soldiers crossing on his section of the front line of defence of The Siegfried Line at the German border. Siegfried line consisted of anti-tank obstacles, concrete, trenches and Pillbox points.
Two American soldiers look down on a long row of "dragon's teeth" concrete devices to halt invading tanks at the Siegfried Line. American troops move through a break in the vaunted defense line and pass into Germany. (US Army Signal Corps photo)