All the French medium and heavy tanks of 1940 are during this identify: Renault feet, Renault R-35, FCM-36, Hotchkiss H.38, Char B1bis, Renault D-1, and Renault D-2.
The first quantity of this half sequence will disguise the infantry tanks and conflict tanks that served in 1940. beginning with the Renault toes of worldwide struggle I status, it is going to hide the modernization of the toes within the inter-war years. the point of interest of the infantry tank part might be at the makes an attempt to interchange the feet with designs akin to the Renault R-35, FCM-36, and the Hotchkiss H.38. Derivatives of those varieties can be coated comparable to the R-40. France additionally had a separate family members of conflict tanks beginning with the Renault D-1, Renault D-2, and eventually the simplest identified tank of the crusade, the Char B1 bis. This publication will offer a quick improvement account those tanks varieties, protecting the tactical rationales for his or her layout and their uncomplicated technical good points. it is going to additionally in short handle their functionality within the 1940 crusade, declaring the salient good points of the wrestle record.
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