updatedFebruary 25, 2007

Т-37А organic to the Separate Recon Battalion of the 11th Tank Brigade. Halha river area, May 1939.

Captured Т-37А tank at service in Finnish Army. Spring 1941.[5]
T-37A used by Germans and recaptured by Soviets. The Western Front, Spring 1943. This vehicle is repainted in the German grey standard colors. On its rear side we can see tactical sign for recon battalion of infantry division [5]

Т-37А tank exploited by German troops. Soviet-German Front, 1943. [5]

Т-37А tank on the standard sings for 1930-s and the white cross on the top of a turret to be recognized by «home» aviation. Large-scaled maneuvers in Kiev. September, 1935.[5]

Т-37А tank with finely spotted camouflage. Large-scaled maneuvers in Kiev. September 1935. There is a red line on the top of a turret to be recognized by «home» troops, towing hooks are fixed by towing hawser.

T-37 standart camouflage T-37A in standard pre-war camouflage [1]
Finnish soldiers examines captured T-37A tank from the 177th Separate Recon Battalion/122nd Rifle Division. The 9th Army zone, December 1939 [5]
Т-37А in winter colors. Soviet-Finish War, 9th Army zone, 177th Separate Recon Battalion of the 122nd Rifle Division. December 1939 [5]
T-37TU from the 177th Separate Recon Tank Battalion

T-37TU from the 177th Separate Recon Battalion/122nd Rifle Division. Winter 1940 [2]

T-37 from the 79th Separate Tank Battalion. T-37 from the 79th Separate Tank Battalion. The 9th Army zone. Dec. 1939 [3]
T-37TU reconnaissance amphibious tank equipped with a hand antenna for a radio transmitter. The only apparent identification sign is the red line painted along the turret perimeter, which means that the tank was operated by the 1st battalion. This fact is an additional confirmation of the vehicle being attached to the unit headquarters. Briansk Front. September 1941.[6]NEW
Light amphibious tank T-37A knocked out by German troops. It belonged presumably to the 172nd Separate Recon Battalion /142nd Rifle Division. Northern Front, 23rd Army, July 1941.[7]NEW
Light amphibious tank T-37A. Presumably it belongs to 172nd Separate Recon Battalion/142nd Rifle Division. The turret features pre-war tactical designations: an interrupted white stripe and a continuous red stripe, which denotes that the vehicle belongs to the 2nd company/1st battalion in a regiment. Northern Front. July 1941.[7]NEW
T-37 T-37A summer-autumn 1933 series [4]
T-37 T-37A with the hull of the Izhorsky plant [4]
T-37 T-37A with the hull of Podolsk Ordzhonikidze plant [4]
T-37A equipped with radio [4]

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  2. "Amfibii Krasnoi Armii" , Bronekollektsia, 1/2003
  3. M. Kolomiets. "Tanki v Zimnei Voine 1939-40", Frontovaya Illyustratsia, 3/2001
  4. "Tankovye Vojska RKKA vo Vtoroy Mirovoy Vojne. Serijnye Mashiny 1930-45 gg. Chast I. Lyogkiye tanki", Tankomaster, special issue 3-4/2006, Moscow
  5. M. Kolomiets. "Tanki-amfibii T-37, T-38, T-40", Frontovaya Illustratsiya/Frontline Illustration, 3/2003, Moscow
  6. I. Moshchanskiy, I. Khokhlov, "V Bor'be za perelom. Smolenskoe Srazhenie, 10 Ijyulia, 10 Sentyubria 1941 goda. Part 2", Voyennaya Letopis/Military Chronicle No. 5, 2003
  7. I. Moshchanskiy, I. Khokhlov, "Napravleniye Severo-Zapad. Leningradskaya strategicheskaya oboronitalnaya operatsiya. 10 Ijyulia - 30 Sentyubria 1941 goda. Part 1", Moscow, Voyennaya Letopis/Military Chronicle No. 4, 2002