A British Scimitar Light Tank ( not really a tank) it's a Combat Vehicle (reconnaissance)

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the breakdown of titles of nobility England | Home | Site Map | Society | London | Contact

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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.

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WW1, British tank stuck in the mud near Fampoux, France c 1917. -Johan Ryheul (@JohanRyheul) | Twitter

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

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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

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Tank, Cruiser, Mk VIII, Cromwell (A27M),[nb 1] and the related Centaur (A27L) tank, were one of the most successful series of cruiser tanks fielded by Britain in the Second World War. The Cromwell tank, named after the English Civil War leader Oliver Cromwell, was the first tank put into service by the British to combine a dual-purpose gun, high speed from the powerful and reliable Meteor engine, and reasonable armour, all in one balanced package. Its design formed the basis of the Comet…

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