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43rd Royal Tank Regiment

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The 43rd (6th (City) Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Royal Tank Regiment (43 RTR) was an armoured regiment of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps that tested and demonstrated specialised Armoured Fighting Vehicles during World War II. [1]

48 relations: Armoured fighting vehicle, Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Berkhamsted, Boys anti-tank rifle, Bren light machine gun, British Army, British Expeditionary Force (World War II), Canal Defence Light, Churchill Crocodile, Churchill tank, Dunkirk evacuation, Infantry tank, Landing craft tank, Light Tank Mk VI, Lowther Castle, M3 Lee, M4 Sherman, Matilda II, Mine flail, Mine-clearing line charge, No. 5 Commando, Normandy landings, Nottinghamshire, Orford, Suffolk, Penrith, Cumbria, Royal Armoured Corps, Royal Engineers, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, South Downs, South East Asia Command, The Dukeries, Universal Carrier, Valentine tank, Vickers machine gun, Vickers Medium Mark I, Vickers Medium Mark II, Welbeck Abbey, World War II, 125th (Lancashire Fusiliers) Brigade, 144th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, 148th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, 21st Army Group, 21st Army Tank Brigade, 25th Army Tank Brigade, 33rd Tank Brigade, 35th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom), 49th Royal Tank Regiment, 79th Armoured Division (United Kingdom).

Armoured fighting vehicle

An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted is a historic market town close to the western boundary of Hertfordshire, England, in the small Bulbourne valley in the Chiltern Hills, northwest of London.

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Boys anti-tank rifle

The Rifle, Anti-Tank,.55in, Boys commonly known as the "Boys Anti-tank Rifle" (or incorrectly "Boyes"), was a British anti-tank rifle in use during the Second World War.

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Bren light machine gun

The Bren gun, usually called simply the Bren, are a series of light machine guns (LMG) made by Britain in the 1930s and used in various roles until 1992.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War II)

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the name of the British Army in Western Europe during the Second World War from 2 September 1939 when the BEF GHQ was formed until 31 May 1940, when GHQ closed down.

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Canal Defence Light

The Canal Defence Light (CDL) was a British "secret weapon" of the Second World War.

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Churchill Crocodile

The Churchill Crocodile was a British flame-throwing tank of late Second World War.

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Churchill tank

The Tank, Infantry, Mk IV (A22) Churchill was a British heavy infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known for its heavy armour, large longitudinal chassis with all-around tracks with multiple bogies, its ability to climb steep slopes, and its use as the basis of many specialist vehicles.

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Dunkirk evacuation

The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, and also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers during World War II from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, in the north of France, between 26 May and 4 June 1940.

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Infantry tank

The infantry tank was a concept developed by the United Kingdom and France in the years leading up to World War II.

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Landing craft tank

The landing craft, tank (or tank landing craft) was an amphibious assault craft for landing tanks on beachheads.

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Light Tank Mk VI

The Tank, Light, Mk VI was a British light tank, produced by Vickers-Armstrongs in the late 1930s, which saw service during the Second World War.

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Lowther Castle

Lowther Castle is a country house in the historic county of Westmorland, which now forms part of the modern county of Cumbria, England.

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M3 Lee

The M3 Lee, officially Medium Tank, M3, was an American medium tank used during World War II.

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M4 Sherman

The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II.

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Matilda II

The Infantry Tank Mark II, best known as the Matilda, was a British infantry tank of the Second World War.

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Mine flail

A mine flail is a vehicle-mounted device that makes a safe path through a mine-field by deliberately detonating land mines in front of the vehicle that carries it.

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Mine-clearing line charge

A mine-clearing line charge (abbreviated MICLIC and pronounced or "mick-lick") is used to create a breach in minefields under combat conditions.

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No. 5 Commando

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire (pronounced or; abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.

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Orford, Suffolk

Orford is a small town in Suffolk, England, within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB.

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Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England.

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Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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South Downs

The South Downs are a range of chalk hills that extends for about across the south-eastern coastal counties of England from the Itchen Valley of Hampshire in the west to Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, East Sussex, in the east.

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South East Asia Command

South East Asia Command (SEAC) was the body set up to be in overall charge of Allied operations in the South-East Asian Theatre during World War II.

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The Dukeries

The Dukeries is an area of the county of Nottinghamshire so called because it contained four ducal seats.

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Universal Carrier

The Universal Carrier, also known as the Bren Gun Carrier from the light machine gun armament, is a common name describing a family of light armoured tracked vehicles built by Vickers-Armstrongs and other companies.

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Valentine tank

The Tank, Infantry, Mk III, Valentine was an infantry tank produced in the United Kingdom during the Second World War.

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Vickers machine gun

The Vickers machine gun or Vickers gun is a name primarily used to refer to the water-cooled.303 British (7.7 mm) machine gun produced by Vickers Limited, originally for the British Army.

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Vickers Medium Mark I

The Vickers Medium Mark I was a British tank of the Inter-war period built by Vickers.

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Vickers Medium Mark II

The Vickers Medium Mark II was a British tank built by Vickers in the Inter-war period.

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Welbeck Abbey

Welbeck Abbey in the Dukeries in North Nottinghamshire was the site of a monastery belonging to the Premonstratensian order in England and after the Dissolution of the Monasteries, a country house residence of the Dukes of Portland.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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125th (Lancashire Fusiliers) Brigade

The 125th (Lancashire Fusiliers) Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the British Army that saw active service during both the First and Second World Wars.

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144th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps

The 144th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (144 RAC) was an armoured regiment of the British Army raised during World War II as part of the Royal Armoured Corps.

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148th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps

The 148th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (148 RAC) was an armoured regiment of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps during World War II.

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21st Army Group

The 21st Army Group was a World War II British headquarters formation, in command of two field armies and other supporting units, consisting primarily of the British Second Army and the First Canadian Army.

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21st Army Tank Brigade

The 21st Army Tank Brigade was an armoured brigade formation of the British Army active during World War II.

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25th Army Tank Brigade

The 25th Army Tank Brigade was an armoured brigade formation of the British Army that was active before and during World War II.

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33rd Tank Brigade

The 33rd Army Tank Brigade (later 33rd Tank Brigade) was an armoured brigade formation of the British Army raised during World War II.

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35th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 35th Armoured Brigade was an armoured brigade formation of the British Army, created during World War II.

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49th Royal Tank Regiment

49th Royal Tank Regiment (49 RTR), later 49th Armoured Personnel Carrier Regiment, was a regiment of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps during World War II that operated specialised armoured fighting vehicles in North West Europe.

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79th Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 79th Armoured Division was a specialist armoured division of the British Army created during World War II.

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43rd (6th (City) Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Royal Tank Regiment.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/43rd_Royal_Tank_Regiment

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