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Tanker's Tuesday: WW2-era 6-pounder Anti-Tank

The 6 Pounder was designed primarily as an anti-tank gun but the tank version only differed in having a lug on the breech ring and the first guns produced were intended to be mounted on tanks. The designers of the A.20 tank intention was to mount a gun heavier than the 2 Pounder, the 6 Pounder was reported in January 1940 British 6 lb Anti tank gun

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Tanker's Tuesday: The Grant M3 Tank

M3 LeeDescriptionThe M3 Lee, officially Medium Tank, M3, was an American medium tank used during World War II. In Britain, the tank was called by two names based on the turret configuration and crew size. Tanks employing US pattern turrets were called the "Lee", named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee. WikiCrew: 7 (Lee) or 6 (Grant)Wars: World War IIMain armament: 1 × 75 mm Gun M2/M3 in hull > 46 rounds;Engine: Wright (Continental) R975 EC2; 400 hp (300 kW)/340 hp (250 kW)Variants: numerous, see textOperational range: 193 km (119 mi)Secondary armament: 2-3–4 ×.30-06 Browning M1919A4 machine guns > 9,200 rounds

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