tanks facts Selected as the most interesting among World War II related questions in World War II quiz Which army used anti-tank dogs during the WW2?Soviets. Anti-tank dogs were taught to carry explosives to tanks. The original idea was for a dog to release the bomb and return to the operator, but it was unsuccessful and replaced by an impact detonation procedure. The U.S. military trained anti-tank dogs in 1943 for use against fortifications, but never deployed them.Created by: globalquiz.orgwars facts » During World War II, Allies recorded the serial numbers of captured German tanks' gearboxes. Why?To estimate total tanks production. The allies found out, that the gearbox numbers fell in two unbroken sequences, so large production resulted in influx of large serial numbers. Today, the problem of estimating the maximum of a discrete uniform distribution from sampling without replacement, is known - in the English-speaking world - as the German tank problem.Created by: globalquiz.orgWorld War II facts » Which company produces the most advanced Japanese tank?Mitsubishi. Type 10 tank (pictured) is manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, one of the core companies of the Mitsubishi Group. MHI is the world's 23rd-largest defense contractor measured by 2011 defense revenues, and the largest based in Japan.Created by: Teddycar brands facts » Which army used diesel engines in their tanks during the WW2?Soviets. Most of the nations at the time used lighter and more efficient petrol engines, often coming from the aviation industry. Soviets however decided to mass-produce diesel engines. There were several reasons: diesel fuel was less flammable and therefore safer, Soviet Union had the huge aluminium forge capacity, and they didn't have large diesel-consuming fleet.Created by: Kate Pierrickweapons facts » Which was the largest armored battle in the II World War?Battle of Kursk. From July 5, 1943 until August 23 , the Germans conducted their last great attempt to regain the initiative on the Eastern Front. The fight has significantly weakened both sides of the conflict, however the result was decisive and strategic victory of the Soviet Union. The Battle of Kursk is considered the largest armored battle in the world history.Created by: Marcin StarzonekPoland facts » Play World War II quiz and see all the questions.