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TNH-Sv - export version of the tank in Sweden, 1940

TNH-Sv - export version of the tank in Sweden, 1940

AMC 35 light tank    French light tank Renault AMC 35, captured by the Wehrmacht during the invasion of France 1940.

AMC 35 light tank French light tank Renault AMC 35, captured by the Wehrmacht during the invasion of France 1940.

The M13/40 led to the very similar M14/41 and M15/42. Its most famous derivative is the Semovente 75/18. In all, nearly 3000 tanks would be built on this chassis or those derived from it, providing the bulk of Italian tank force during WW2. Because of the high production numbers, nearly all Italian armored divisions received large amounts of these tanks, which replaced older models. First engagement came with the Albanian and Greek campaigns in late 1940, and of course the North African…

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The M13/40 led to the very similar M14/41 and M15/42. Its most famous derivative is the Semovente 75/18. In all, nearly 3000 tanks would be built on this chassis or those derived from it, providing the bulk of Italian tank force during WW2. Because of the high production numbers, nearly all Italian armored divisions received large amounts of these tanks, which replaced older models. First engagement came with the Albanian and Greek campaigns in late 1940, and of course the North African…

Landsverk L- 10 on the Swedish army exercises beginning of the 1930s .

Landsverk L- 10 on the Swedish army exercises beginning of the 1930s .

Renault FT-17 Tank. The FT-17 was one of the success stories of the First World War. The small tank became mechanically reliable after some initial teething problems and owing to it's size and narrow body, was a relatively hard target for German artillerymen. But the standout feature of the FT-17 was the 360 degree rotating turret, which has been the mainstay of tank designs ever since. The version in the foreground is a wireless or command tank. From 'drakegoodman's' flickr photostream.

Renault FT-17 Tank. The FT-17 was one of the success stories of the First World War. The small tank became mechanically reliable after some initial teething problems and owing to it's size and narrow body, was a relatively hard target for German artillerymen. But the standout feature of the FT-17 was the 360 degree rotating turret, which has been the mainstay of tank designs ever since. The version in the foreground is a wireless or command tank. From 'drakegoodman's' flickr photostream.

Retouched photo light tank Landsverk L- 100, which in a number of sources identified as L- 100A border =

Retouched photo light tank Landsverk L- 100, which in a number of sources identified as L- 100A border =

A prototype self-propelled unit with a 105mm recoilless gun on the base of the tank Strv m/40L

A prototype self-propelled unit with a 105mm recoilless gun on the base of the tank Strv m/40L

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