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Andrea Morris (Manic Dragon)
GB

Churchill Mk.III
AFV Club

Subject:
Churchill Mk.III
GB Military British Army (1660-now)
34 Tank Brig., 9 Royal Tank Reg. T.68000/B Immortal
World War 2
Dark green
Scale:1:35
Status:Ideas

The Tank, Infantry, Mk IV (A22) Churchill was a British heavy infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known for its heavy armour, large longitudinal chassis with all-around tracks with multiple bogies, its ability to climb steep slopes, and its use as the basis of many specialist vehicles. It was one of the heaviest Allied tanks of the war.

The origins of the design lay in the expectation that war in Europe might be fought under similar conditions to those of the First World War, and emphasized the ability to cross difficult ground. The Churchill was rushed into production to build up British defences against a possible German invasion. The first vehicles had flaws that had to be overcome before the Churchill was accepted for wide use. After several marks had been built, a better armoured version, the Mark VII, entered service.

The Churchill was used by British and Commonwealth forces in North Africa, Italy and North-West Europe. In addition, a few hundred were supplied to the USSR and used on the Eastern Front.

Project inventory

Full kits
1:35 Churchill Mk.III (AFV Club AF35S54)
Churchill Mk.III w/Ordnance QF 75mm Mk.V gun
AFV Club 1:35
AF35S54 2013 | Changed parts
Detail and Conversion sets
1:35 CHURCHILL (Friulmodel ATL-164)
CHURCHILL Early type track
Friulmodel 1:35
ATL-164 2016
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7. November 2017, 18:08
Andrea Morris
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7. November 2017, 23:26