Light Tanks

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British Armoured Fighting Vehicles Of World War II - Light Tanks
... Light Tank Mk I Light Tank Mk II Light Tank Mk III Light Tank Mk IV Light Tank Mk V Light Tank Mk VI The last of the light tanks were produced during the war ... Armament was the QF 2 pdr anti-tank gun ... Light Tank Mk VIII Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch I ...
List Of Tanks In The Spanish Civil War
... each possessed only five Renault FT-17 light tanks, although these were soon reinforced with imported materiel ... Italy began supplying Nationalist Spain with L3/35 light tanks in August 1936 ... suit by supplying the Popular Front with T-26 tanks in October 1936 ...
Tanks Of The Soviet Union - General Developments Influencing Soviet Tank Design - World War II
... The participation by Soviet 'volunteer' tank units in the Spanish Civil War was decisive in forming Soviet tank designs for World War II ... Soviet tanks dominated their foreign rivals in Spain due to their firepower, but their thin armour, in common with most tanks of the period, made them vulnerable to the new towed antitank guns being supplied to ... This finding led directly to a new generation of Soviet tanks ...
Light Tank Mk VIII - Operational History
... War Office and in the Army had finally decided that light tanks as a concept were a liability, and too vulnerable to be used by the British Army any further ... This was due to the poor performance of British light tanks during the Battle of France, caused when a shortage of tanks designed to engage enemy tanks had led to light ... The pre-war role of the light tank, that of reconnaissance, had also been found to be better carried out by scout cars which had smaller crews and better cross-country abilities ...

Famous quotes containing the words tanks and/or light:

    Today, almost forty years later, I grow dizzy when I recall that the number of manufactured tanks seems to have been more important to me than the vanished victims of racism.
    Albert Speer (1905–1981)

    ...care and labor are as much correlated to human existence as shadow is to light ...
    Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)