The Mysterious Kugelpanzer: The German Designed, One Man Spherical Tank

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During World War II, Nazi engineers designed and built a number of revolutionary super or “wonder weapons” (wunderwaffe), including a wide array of aircraft, guns and ships. Among these weapons is a mysterious small, round tank named the Kugelpanzer (literally meaning “spherical tank”). This odd little tank was never seen in the European theater, and very little is definitively known about its purpose.

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-tank_dog
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Special_Attack_Units
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Special_Attack_Units
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_tanks_of_World_War_II
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamikaze#History
http://strangevehicles.greyfalcon.us/KRUPP%20KUGELPANZER.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kugelpanzer
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kugelpanzer

The Nazi Kugelpanzer – literally "spherical tank" from wikipedia


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_War
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wunderwaffe#Reconnaissance_tanks
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kugelpanzer.JPG

Image Credit:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messerschmitt_Me_262#/media/File:Messerschmitt_Me_262A_at_the_National_Museum_of_the_USAF.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kugelpanzer_pic1.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chiran_high_school_girls_wave_kamikaze_pilot.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yokosuka_MXY-7_at_Yontan_1945.jpeg
https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A4%D0%B0%D0%B9%D0%BB:ShinyoUnderWay.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_97_Chi-Ha_medium_tank#/media/File:Type_97_Chi-Ha_with_IJA_officer.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Type93torpedo.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-star_rank#/media/File:GeorgeSPatton_cropped.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kugelpanzer_-_Patriot_Museum,_Kubinka_(37613503044).jpg
Kugelpanzer - Patriot Museum, Kubinka
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kugelpanzer_(Seitenansicht).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kugelpanzer.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kaiten_Type_1_on_display_at_the_Y%C5%ABsh%C5%ABkan_in_October_2008.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Special_Purpose_Submarine_KAIRYU.jpg

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