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Cruiser tank

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The cruiser tank (also called cavalry tank or fast tank) was a British tank concept of the interwar period for tanks designed to function as modernised armoured and mechanised cavalry. [1]

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A-13 (tank)

The A-13 was a specification of British Cruiser tanks produced by the General Staff Directorate of Tank Design before and during the Second World War.

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AC4 tank

The Australian Cruiser Tank Mk IV was a cruiser tank designed in Australia in World War II as the intended successor to the AC3 Thunderbolt. Like its predecessors the AC4 was to have a one piece cast hull and turret. The AC4's most important characteristic would be the use of a 17 pounder tank gun.

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Action at Mechili, 24 January 1941

The Action at Mechili was an engagement between Commonwealth and Italian forces during Operation Compass.

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Albert Gerald Stern

Sir Albert Gerald Stern (24 September 1878 – 2 January 1966) was a banker who became the Secretary of the Landships Committee during World War I, where his organisational ability assisted the Committee in creating the first British tank.

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Anti-tank warfare

Anti-tank warfare arose as a result of the need to develop technology and tactics to destroy tanks during World War I. Since the first tanks were developed by the Triple Entente in 1916 but not operated in battle until 1917, the first anti-tank weapons were developed by the German Empire.

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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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Attack on Nibeiwa

The Attack on Nibeiwa took place on 9 December 1940 near Nibeiwa, Egypt, when the Italian fortified camp held by the Maletti Group, the armoured force of the 10th Army, was overrun by British and Indian troops.

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Australian experimental light tank

The Australian Experimental light tank (AELT, and also known as "Chassis 160") was a prototype light tank built by Australia during World War II, using a local pattern carrier hull.

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Babini Group

The Special Armoured Brigade (Brigata Corazzata Speciale), also known as the Raggruppamento Babini (Babini Group) was an ad hoc armoured unit formed by the Italian Royal Army (Regio Esercito Italia) in Italian North Africa, at the start of the Western Desert Campaign of World War II.

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Battle of Abbeville

The Battle of Abbeville took place from 27 May to 4 June 1940, near Abbeville during the Battle of France in the Second World War.

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Battle of Alam el Halfa order of battle

This is the order of battle for the Battle of Alam el Halfa, a World War II battle between the British Commonwealth and the European Axis Powers Germany and Italy in North Africa between 30 August and 5 September 1942.

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Battle of Boulogne (1940)

The Battle of Boulogne was the defence of the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer by French, British and Belgian troops, during the Battle of France of the Second World War in 1940.

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Battle of France

The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War.

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Black Prince (tank)

Tank, Infantry, Black Prince (A43) is the name that was assigned to an experimental development of the Churchill tank with a larger, wider hull and a QF 17-pounder (76 mm) gun.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie

Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie is a documentary television series from National Geographic Channel.

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British armoured fighting vehicles of World War II

Tanks of the Second World War.

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British Armoured formations of World War II

The British Armoured formations of World War II refers to the Armoured Divisions and Independent Armoured and Tank Brigades deployed by the British Army during the Second World War.

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British Army during the Second World War

The British Army was, in 1939, a volunteer army, that introduced limited conscription in early 1939, and full conscription shortly after the declaration of war with Germany.

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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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BT tank

The BT tanks (translit, lit. "fast moving tank" or "high-speed tank") were a series of Soviet light tanks produced in large numbers between 1932 and 1941.

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BT-7

The BT-7 BT (БТ) is the Russian abbreviation for "fast tank" (Быстроходный танк, Bystrokhodny tank).

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BT-SV

The BT-SV was an experimental Soviet light tank.

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Cavalier tank

The Tank, Cruiser, Mk VII Cavalier (A24) was an interim design of British cruiser tank during the Second World War.

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Centurion (tank)

The Centurion was the primary British main battle tank of the post-Second World War period.

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Char B1

The Char B1 was a French heavy tank manufactured before World War II.

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Charioteer (tank)

The Charioteer Tank, or FV4101 Tank, Medium Gun, Charioteer was a post-war British armoured fighting vehicle.

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Chieftain (tank)

The FV4201 Chieftain was the main battle tank of the United Kingdom during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. The main battle tank was further improved by being the first tank in service to incorporate the Chobham armour upgrades. A development of the Centurion, the Chieftain introduced the supine (reclining backwards) driver position to British design enabling a heavily sloped hull with reduced height. A new powerpack and improved transmission gave it higher speed than the Centurion despite being heavier due to major upgrades to armour protection and the armament. It remained in service until replaced by the Challenger 1 which shared a large number of the Chieftain's features.

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Christie suspension

The Christie suspension is a suspension system developed by American engineer J. Walter Christie for his tank designs.

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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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Comet (tank)

The Comet tank or Tank, Cruiser, Comet I (A34) was a British cruiser tank that first saw use near the end of the Second World War.

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Covenanter tank

The Cruiser tank Mk V or A13 Mk III Covenanter was a British cruiser tank of the Second World War.

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Cromwell tank

The Cromwell tank, officially Tank, Cruiser, Mk VIII, Cromwell (A27M), was one of the series of cruiser tanks fielded by Britain in the Second World War.

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Cruiser (disambiguation)

A cruiser is a type of naval warship.

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Cruiser Mk I

The Tank, Cruiser, Mk I (A9) was a British cruiser tank of the interwar period.

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Cruiser Mk II

The Tank, Cruiser, Mk II (A10), was a cruiser tank developed alongside the A9 cruiser tank, and was intended to be a heavier, infantry tank version of that type.

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Cruiser Mk III

The Tank, Cruiser, Mk III, also known by its General Staff specification number A13 Mark I, was a British cruiser tank of the Second World War.

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Cruiser Mk IV

The Cruiser tank Mk IV (A13 Mk II) was a British cruiser tank of the Second World War.

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Cruiser Mk VIII Challenger

The Tank, Cruiser, Challenger (A30) was a British tank of World War II.

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Crusader tank

The Tank, Cruiser, Mk VI or A15 Crusader was one of the primary British cruiser tanks during the early part of the Second World War.

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Excelsior tank

The Tank, Heavy Assault, A33 (Excelsior) was a British experimental heavy tank based on the Cromwell (A27) design developed in the Second World War.

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Fast tank

Fast tank may refer to.

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Fiat M11/39

The Fiat-Ansaldo M11/39 was an Italian medium tank first produced prior to World War II.

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Fiat M13/40

The Fiat-Ansaldo M13/40 was an Italian World War II tank designed to replace the Fiat L3, the Fiat L6/40 and the Fiat M11/39 in the Italian Army at the start of World War II.

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Fiat M16/43

The Carro Armato M Celere Sahariano (Italian for "Saharian Fast Medium Tank") was a prototype medium tank developed by the Kingdom of Italy during World War II to match the speed and firepower of contemporary British cruiser tanks encountered by Italian forces during the Western Desert Campaign.

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Frontier Wire (Libya)

The Frontier Wire was a obstacle in Italian Libya, along the length of the border of British-held Egypt, running from El Ramleh, in the Gulf of Sollum (between Bardia and Sollum) south to Jaghbub parallel to the 25th meridian east, the Libya–Egypt and Libya–Sudan borders.

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Historical weaponry of the Australian Army

Since the formation of the Australian Army on 1 March 1901, it has used a variety of weaponry and equipment, sourced mainly from British, American and less frequently, other European manufacturers, but also weapons and equipment produced by local Australian manufacturers.

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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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IS tank family

The IS Tank was a series of heavy tanks developed as a successor to the KV-series by the Soviet Union during World War II.

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J. Walter Christie

John Walter Christie (May 6, 1865 – January 11, 1944) was an American engineer and inventor.

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Landship

A landship is a large vehicle that travels on land, as opposed to on water, air, or in space.

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Liberty L-12

The Liberty L-12 was an American 27-litre (1,649 cubic inch) water-cooled 45° V-12 aircraft engine of designed for a high power-to-weight ratio and ease of mass production.

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Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch

The Light Tank Mk VII (A17), also known as the Tetrarch, was a British light tank produced by Vickers-Armstrongs in the late 1930s and deployed during the Second World War.

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List of Component Units of the British 4th Armoured Brigade, World War II

This is an order of battle of the British 4th Armoured Brigade during the Second World War.

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List of equipment of the Swiss Armed Forces

This is a list of weapons, vehicles and aircraft used by the Swiss Armed Forces at present or in the past.

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List of historical equipment of the Hellenic Army

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List of infantry weapons and equipment of the Canadian military

This is a list of Infantry weapons used by the Canadian Military throughout its history and military arms used by militaries in pre-Confederation conflicts in Canada.

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List of main battle tanks by generation

Main battle tanks are often classified as belonging to a particular generation, although the actual definition and membership in these generations is not clearly defined.

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List of Polish armoured fighting vehicles

This is a list of armoured fighting vehicles used by Polish forces.

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List of Soviet Union military equipment of World War II

The following is a list of Soviet military equipment of World War II which includes artillery, vehicles and vessels.

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LK I

The Leichter Kampfwagen (light combat car) or "LK I" was a German light tank prototype of the First World War.

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M2 light tank

The M2 light tank, officially Light Tank, M2, was an American pre-World War II light tank which saw limited use during World War II.

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M22 Locust

The M22 Locust, officially Light Tank (Airborne), M22, was an American-designed airborne light tank which was produced during World War II.

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Main battle tank

A main battle tank (MBT), also known as a battle tank or universal tank, is a tank that fills the armor-protected direct fire and maneuver role of many modern armies.

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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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Maybach

Maybach Motorenbau is a defunct German car manufacturer that today exists as a sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz.

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Medium tank

Medium tank is a classification of tanks, particularly prevalent during World War II which represented a compromise between the mobility oriented light tanks and the protection and armour protection oriented heavy tanks.

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Military history of France during World War II

The military history of France during World War II covers three periods.

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Northern front, East Africa, 1940

Operations on the Northern front, East Africa, 1940 in the Second World War, were conducted by the British in Sudan and the Italian Comando Forze Armate dell'Africa Orientale Italiana in Eritrea and Ethiopia.

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Northumberland Hussars

The Northumberland Hussars is a British Territorial Army Squadron equipped with FV107 Scimitar and FV103 Spartan armoured reconnaissance vehicles.

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Operation Aerial

Operation Aerial (also Operation Ariel) was the name given to the World War II evacuation of Allied forces and civilians from ports in western France from 1940, following the military collapse in the Battle of France against Nazi Germany.

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Operation Battleaxe order of battle

This is the order of battle for Operation Battleaxe, a Second World War battle between the British Commonwealth and the European Axis Powers Germany and Italy in North Africa in June 1941.

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Operation Brevity

Operation Brevity was a limited offensive conducted in mid-May 1941, during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War.

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Operation Crusader

Operation Crusader was a military operation during the Second World War by the British Eighth Army against the Axis forces in North Africa between 18 November and 30 December 1941.

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Operation Skorpion

Operation Skorpion or Unternehmen Skorpion (26–27 May 1941) was a military operation during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought between Axis forces under Colonel Maximilian von Herff and British forces under Lieutenant-General William "Strafer" Gott.

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Operation Sonnenblume

Operation Sonnenblume (Unternehmen Sonnenblume/Operation Sunflower) was the name given to the dispatch of German troops to North Africa in February 1941, during the Second World War.

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Order of battle for 7th Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

This article supplements the 7th Armoured Division article by providing order of battle information for the division through various periods of the Second World War as the organization of an armoured division was changed by the War Office.

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Ordnance QF 17-pounder

The Ordnance Quick-Firing 17-pounder (or just 17-pdr)The British military often used the gun's projectile weight to denote different guns of the same calibre.

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Ordnance QF 3-inch howitzer

Ordnance QF 3 inch howitzer was a howitzer fitted to British cruiser and infantry type tanks of the Second World War so they could fire a smoke shell in "close support" of other tanks or infantry.

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Panzer I

The Panzer I was a light tank produced in Germany in the 1930s.

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Philip Bowden-Smith

Brigadier Philip Ernest Bowden-Smith CBE (27 March 1891 – 28 April 1964), was a cavalry officer and later armoured commander of the British Army who served in the First World War and the Second World War.

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Ram tank

The Tank, Cruiser, Ram was a cruiser tank designed and built by Canada in the Second World War, based on the U.S. M3 Medium tank chassis.

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Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps (RCAC; Corps blindé royal canadien) is the armoured corps within the Canadian Army, including regular and reserve force regiments.

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Sentinel tank

The AC1 Sentinel was a cruiser tank designed in Australia in World War II in response to the war in Europe, and to the threat of Japan expanding the war to the Pacific or even a feared Japanese invasion of Australia.

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Siege of Calais (1940)

The Siege of Calais (1940) was a battle for the port of Calais during the Battle of France in 1940.

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Siege of Tobruk

The Siege of Tobruk lasted for 241 days in 1941, after Axis forces advanced through Cyrenaica from El Agheila in Operation Sonnenblume against Allied forces in Libya, during the Western Desert Campaign (1940–1943) of the Second World War.

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SOMUA S35

The SOMUA S35 was a French Cavalry tank of the Second World War.

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Stanley Savige

Lieutenant General Sir Stanley George Savige, (26 June 1890 – 15 May 1954) was an Australian Army soldier and officer who served in the First World War and Second World War.

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T-34

The T-34 is a Soviet medium tank that had a profound and lasting effect on the field of tank design.

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T-50 tank

The T-50 was a light infantry tank built by the Soviet Union at the beginning of World War II.

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T14 Heavy Tank

The Assault Tank T14 was a joint project between the United States and the United Kingdom with the goal being to produce a universal infantry tank.

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TACAM T-60

The TACAM T-60 (Tun Anticar pe Afet Mobil - Self-propelled Anti-tank Gun) was a Romanian tank destroyer used during World War II.

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Tank

A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, tracks and a powerful engine providing good battlefield maneuverability.

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Tank classification

Tank classification is a taxonomy of identifying either the intended role or weight class of tanks.

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Tank destroyer battalion (United States)

The tank destroyer battalion was a type of unit used by the United States Army during World War II.

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Tank gun

A tank gun is the main armament of a tank.

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Tanks in the Australian Army

The Australian Army has used tanks from after the First World War, through the interwar period, the Second World War, the Cold War and to the present day.

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Tanks in the British Army

This article on military tanks deals with the history and development of tanks of the British Army from their first use in World War I, the interwar period, during World War II, the Cold War and modern era.

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Tanks in the German Army

This article on military tanks deals with the history of tanks serving in the German Army from World War I, the interwar period, and the Panzers of the German Wehrmacht during World War II, the Cold War and modern times.

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Tanks in the Soviet Union

This article deals with the history and development of tanks of the Soviet Union from their first use after World War I, into the interwar period, during World War II, the Cold War and modern era.

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Tanks in World War II

Tanks were an important weapons system in World War II. Even though tanks in the inter-war years were the subject of widespread research, production was limited to relatively small numbers in a few countries.

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Tanks of Canada

This article on military tanks deals with the history and development of Canadian tanks: their origin during World War I; the interwar period; World War II; the Cold War; and the modern era (click here to read the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps page).

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Tanks of the interwar period

This article discusses tanks of the interwar period.

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Tanks of the Polish Armoured Forces

This article deals with the history and development of tanks of the Polish army from their first use after World War I, into the interwar period, during World War II, the Cold War and modern era.

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Tanks of the United States

This article on military tanks deals with the history and development of American tanks: their origin during World War I; the interwar period; World War II; the Cold War; and the modern era.

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Technology during World War II

Technology played a significant role in World War II.

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Thunderbolt tank

Australian Cruiser III also known as Thunderbolt was a cruiser tank designed and built in Australia in World War II as the successor to the AC1 Sentinel. Like the Sentinel the AC3 featured a one piece cast hull and turret. The AC3 featured a much improved design over the AC1 with better armour protection, a more powerful engine, and most importantly increased firepower. The program was terminated in 1943 before any production vehicles were completed.

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Tiger I

The Tiger I is a German heavy tank of World War II deployed from 1942 in Africa and Europe, usually in independent heavy tank battalions.

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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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Western Desert Campaign

The Western Desert Campaign (Desert War), took place in the deserts of Egypt and Libya and was the main theatre in the North African Campaign during the Second World War.

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Yorkshire Hussars

The Yorkshire Hussars was a unit of the British Army formed in 1794.

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108th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps

The 108th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (The Lancashire Fusiliers) (108 RAC) was an armoured regiment of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps during World War II.

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10TP

The 10TP was a Polish light cruiser tank that never left the prototype status.

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110th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps

The 110th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (Border Regiment) (110 RAC) was an armoured regiment of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps raised during the Second World War.

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11th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 11th Armoured Brigade was an armoured brigade of the British Army raised during the Second World War.

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143rd Regiment Royal Armoured Corps

The 143rd Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (9th Lancashire Fusiliers) (143 RAC) was a short-lived armoured regiment of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps during World War II.

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14TP

The 14TP was a Polish medium cruiser tank that was never completed due to the onset of World War II.

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1st Armoured Division (Australia)

The 1st Armoured Division was an armoured formation of the Australian Army, raised in 1941 as part of the Second Australian Imperial Force (AIF) during World War II.

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2nd Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army, active during the Second World War.

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3rd Indian Motor Brigade

The 3rd Indian Motor Brigade was formed in 1940 by the Indian Army during World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cruiser_tank

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