Anniversary of lifting the Siege of Leningrad: Get the KV-2 (ZiS-6) and Earn a Decal & Decoration!

Following a successful offensive by Soviet troops in January 1944, the Soviets made it possible to push the Wehrmacht 70-100 km from Leningrad, ensuring a complete lifting of the blockade and safety from artillery strikes. On January 27th, the lifting of the siege of Leningrad was announced to the entire world, and in honor of this event, a celebratory fireworks display was held.

The KV-2 (ZiS-6) is available for Golden Eagles and is here to stay!

When: From January 26th (11:00 GMT).

Where: USSR > Army > Premium vehicles.

About this tank

  • The KV-2 (ZiS-6) is essentially a KV-2 with a 1940 model turret fitted with a long-barrelled 107 mm ZIS-6 cannon, mounted instead of the 152 mm M-10T howitzer. This newly fitted gun has brilliant armor penetration — combining it with this tank’s decent mobility makes the KV-2 (ZiS-6) in general fun to play when sniping enemies from great distances.

Earn the “Vehicles of Victory: GAZ-AA” decal and “Maxim machine gun (Leningrad)” decoration!

You can also earn this awesome decal and decoration by completing the following two tasks.

When: From January 26th (11:00 GMT) until January 29th (11:00 GMT).

Task: Play 3 battles using USSR vehicles to receive the “Vehicles of Victory: GAZ-AA” decal. Win 5 battles using USSR ground vehicles to receive the “Maxim machine gun (Leningrad)” decoration!

“Vehicles of Victory: GAZ-AA” decal

“Maxim machine gun (Leningrad)” decoration

Additional details:

  • You must use a minimum of rank III.
  • Your activity must not be below 70%.
  • You can complete the task in random battles, except for Enduring Confrontation missions, [Assault] mode and Helicopter PVE battles.
  • Track your progress in the hangar by clicking Nickname → Achievements → Holidays → Lifting the Siege of Leningrad.
  • You can find the decal in the “Holidays” tab in the Customisation menu.

Is there going to be an Australia Day or is this it for January 26th this year?

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Definetly can’t tell where Gaijin is founded

PTW just in time for the event…