In 1944, a courageous group of Russian soldiers managed to escape from German captivity in a half-destroyed legendary T-34 tank. Those were the times of unforgettable bravery, fierce fighting, unbreakable love, and legendary miracles.
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The Great Patriotic War is going on. Junior Lieutenant Nikolay Ivushkin in a small truck, along with the driver Vasya, barely survived, break away from the German tank. Ivushkin arrives at the headquarters located in the village of Nefyodovka, where he is appointed commander of the only surviving tank. Soon the tanks of the German Hauptmann Klaus Jäger arrive at the site. In battle, Ivushkin destroys the entire tank company of Yager (in a number of cases, with one projectile, two tanks at a time). However, the T-34 has serious damage, and Klaus destroys it. Ivushkin and mechanic-driver Stepan Vasilyonok were wounded and captured.Written by
In the movie several tanks were filmed, including the real T-34 which was taken down during WWII. To prepare for the film, the tank was restored, including repair of the engine which was brought up to combat status. Also, the 1941 wintertime camouflage was recreated (nicknamed the "winter forest"). See more »
In the concentration camp several prisoners are seen with a mustache and hair. In real life in concentration camps all prisoners were shaved completely. See more »
The closing credits say "Dedicated to the tank heroes of the great fatherland war, the fallen and unknown, the ones killed in the fight and those who returned home". See more »
I liked it. In the USA people are used to a certain type of movie with a huge budget. If you have seen Russian made War films or Superhero movies you know this follows the mold. It's fast and Furious, the Matrix and B movie at its best. I'll watch it again in a second.
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