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Experimental French self-propelled gun SAu 40 based on the tank Somua S35. Abandoned SAu 40 has either makeshift or unfinished camouflage. SAu 40 was developed by SOMUA in 1935-1937. Self-propelled gun was in the front part of the body of 75-mm cannon mle.1929 and a single turret with 7.5-mm machine gun. Location: Compiegne, France Date: summer of 1940

Experimental French self-propelled gun SAu 40 based on the tank Somua

Self-propelled artillery installation 43M “Zrinyi” was a 105-mm gun mounted on an extended chassis “Turan” modeled on the German SPG StuG III and was designed in 1942. Made 66 pieces, the last few were destroyed in the assault of Budapest. Previous type, “Zrinyi I», was armed with a 75mm cannon.

Self-propelled artillery installation “Zrinyi” was a gun mounted on an extended chassis “Turan” modeled on the German SPG StuG III and was designed in Made 66 pieces, the last few were destroyed in the assault of Budapest. Previous type, “Zrinyi I

FCM F1. French tank development between the wars was convoluted, with many overlapping projects. The FCM F1 was a compromise super-heavy design intended to replace the Char 2C and designed to attack fortifications. It had a rear turret that could mount a 90mm gun and a lower front turret with a 47mm gun. 12 were ordered in 1940, making it the heaviest tank ever ordered for production at the time. France was defeated before any could be produced, leaving only a wooden mock-up.

FCM 12 of these 140 tonnes behemoths were ordered on 27 April 1940 to replace the aging FCM This tank, designed to lead assaults on the.

The Tank, Heavy, TOG 1 was a prototype British heavy tank produced in the early part of the Second World War in the expectation that battlefields might end up like those of the First World War and was designed so it could cross churned-up countryside and trenches. A single prototype was built but interest faded with the successful performance of another cross-country design, the Churchill tank, and the mobile war that was being fought.

The Tank, Heavy, TOG 1 was a prototype British heavy tank produced in the early part of the Second World War in the expectation that battlefields might end up like those of the First World War and was designed so it could cross churned-up countryside.

AMX ELC (Engin Leger de Combat) - Unusual and interesting french project of hybrid light tank and tank destroyer. Very light construction (only 6,7 -7 tons), 2 crewmembers (driver and commander, who was also gunner/loader) and unusual turret - 360 degrees turn was possible only when tank was stopped.  Very thin armour and powerful 90 mm gun.

AMX ELC (Engin Leger de Combat) - Unusual and interesting french project of…

FCM-36. This French interwar light tank design used advanced sloped armor, and was powered by a Diesel engine with superior range. It was, however, more expensive than an H-35 or R-35, so fewer were produced. In the battle of France their  sloped armor proved effective, but their 37mm main gun could not penetrate most German armor.

This French interwar light tank design used advanced sloped armor, and…

ARL 40 - French prototype of heavy assault SPG/tank destroyer. Mass production was supposed to be launched in 1940, but never started due to the occupation of France.

ARL 40 - French prototype of heavy assault SPG/tank destroyer. Mass production was supposed to be launched in but never started due to the occupation of France.

T92 - project or very mobile airborne/airdropped light tank, as a replacement for M41 Walker Bulldog. Developed in 1950s, but never accepted to service. It had a crew of four and 76 mm cannon with with a semi-automatic loading system located in very low profile turret.

Light Tank was an innovative American light tank developed in by Aircraft Armaments. At tonnes, length, it was designed as an airborne/airdropped replacement for the 5 tonnes heavier Walker Bulldog. The was never accepted into service

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