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Guns against tanks

Smith, E. H.

Guns against tanks

L Troop, 33rd Battery, 7th New Zealand Anti-tank Regiment in Libya, 23 November 1941.

by Smith, E. H.

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Published by War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • Libya.
    • Subjects:
    • New Zealand. Army. 7th Anti-tank Regiment.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- New Zealand,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Libya.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesNew Zealand in the Second World War., New Zealand in the Second World War; official history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD766.93 .S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6076691M
      LC Control Number50023115
      OCLC/WorldCa1006648

        On the contrary, this tank suffered from serious design flaws. Perhaps it is more appropriate to say that it was the soldiers within these tanks that bore the brunt of the Sherman’s problems. Sherman tanks first saw action in North Africa in At the time they fared well against the German equivalent tank, the Panzer IV.   The Stryker MGS was never meant to be a tank like the M-1—but it could find itself doing battle with enemy tanks. “The primary weapon systems are designed to be effective against a range of.

      The 57 mm ( in) gun of the Chi-Ha, then the best frontline IJA tank, proved useless against their armor. In Burma, engaging second and third rate light tanks, and a few Stuarts from the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment, the Japanese proved deadly. Originally built by the French as the 25mm Hotchkiss, it was their main anti-tank gun in till their capitulation in Captured guns were adopted by the Germans under the designation 2,5cm PaK (F). By , the no longer was effective against current armor and was withdrawn from service in

      Both the 1st and 3d Battalions used tanks and tank destroyers without much success against heavy concrete pillboxes, but the armor gave effective support in knocking out roof-top positions where the enemy had emplaced mm. antiaircraft guns. French civilians aided considerably by pointing out gun positions and mined areas. The M1 Abrams is a third-generation American main battle tank designed by Chrysler Defense (now General Dynamics Land Systems). Conceived for modern armored ground warfare and now one of the heaviest tanks in service at nearly 68 short tons (almost 62 metric tons), it introduced several innovative features, including a multifuel turbine engine, sophisticated Chobham .


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