The Comet was the best British tank of WW2. Its 77mm gun fired the same ammunition as the 17 pounder gun from a shell case based on the British WW1 anti aircraft gun. The reduction in velocity did not have a too negative affect on the APDS shot and the Comet could still take on a Tiger or Panther at range.

The Comet was the best British tank of WW2. Its 77mm gun fired the same ammunition as the 17 pounder gun from a shell case based on the British WW1 anti aircraft gun. The reduction in velocity did not have a too negative affect on the APDS shot and the Comet could still take on a Tiger or Panther at range.

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) 31 July-10 November 1917 A knocked out British tank half submerged in mud and water near St Julien, 12 October 1917.| First World War Poetry Digital Archive

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) 31 July-10 November 1917 A knocked out British tank half submerged in mud and water near St Julien, 12 October 1917.| First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Tank of the week: Tank Light, Mark VIB - The first mass-produced British tank [The Tank Museum] - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/tank-of-the-week-tank-light-mark-vib-the-first-mass-produced-british-tank-the-tank-museum.html

Tank of the week: Tank Light, Mark VIB - The first mass-produced British tank [The Tank Museum] - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/tank-of-the-week-tank-light-mark-vib-the-first-mass-produced-british-tank-the-tank-museum.html

A British Grant tank, whose crew has just painted the name 'Atlanta' on its turret, 10 September 1942.

A British Grant tank, whose crew has just painted the name 'Atlanta' on its turret, 10 September 1942.

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