Former East German T55 on display at Duxford.
Russian cold-war period main battle tank, crew of 4, powered by 12-cylinder diesel engine, armed with 100mm gun and one machine gun.
The T-54 and T-55 tanks are a series of Soviet main battle tanks introduced in the years following the Second World War. The T-54/55 series eventually became the most-produced tank in military history. Estimated production numbers for the series range from 86,000 to 100,000.
Many are still in service today.