All the French medium and heavy tanks of 1940 are during this name: Renault toes, 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 hide the infantry tanks and conflict tanks that served in 1940. beginning with the Renault toes of global warfare I popularity, it's going to hide the modernization of the toes within the inter-war years. the focal point of the infantry tank part might be at the makes an attempt to switch the feet with designs comparable to the Renault R-35, FCM-36, and the Hotchkiss H.38. Derivatives of those varieties may also be lined comparable to the R-40. France additionally had a separate relatives of conflict tanks beginning with the Renault D-1, Renault D-2, and eventually the simplest recognized tank of the crusade, the Char B1 bis. This ebook will offer a short improvement account those tanks kinds, masking the tactical rationales for his or her layout and their simple technical gains. it is going to additionally in brief tackle their functionality within the 1940 crusade, declaring the salient positive aspects of the wrestle record.
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