Can You Identify These 1930s (?) Tanks?
Pete Hayward found these
photo's in his Dad's collection and would appreciate some background info if
These are images of 3 RTR.
Jul 09: Everything comes to he who waits - well, Derek Fletcher has a book of tanks from day one - here is his assessment of the above:
The first picture i think you will find is a mark V light tank ent service 1935 crew 2 arm 1x77mm &1x12.7mm0.5in vickers, eng meadows 6cylinder speed 51kph / 32mph.range 125miles. second pic Mark II Light tank ent serv 1931 crew 2 arm 7.7 /303 vickers eng rolls royce 5cyln speed 48.3kph / 30 mph. Last pic Mark !!medium tank , ent serv 1925, crew 5 arm 3pdr gun 3x7.7mm /0.303 vickers 1x co-ax replacing 3x hotchkiss. Powerplant siddley 8cyl petrol speed 24kph /17mph.