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Black Prince Tank - a ungraded Churchill to carry the 17 pounder gun. A tank with teeth to take on a tiger, but same lack of speed like the Churchill. However, not only was it was too late for WW2, but the arrival of the Centurion meant only 13 were ever made.

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Two wrecked tanks outside the villa Sfacciata, on the road between Giogoli & Galuzzo, south of Florence, Italy. Shows a German Tiger tank from schwere Panzer-Abteilung 508, & a New Zealand Sherman tank, probably from 20th Armoured Regiment. Photograph taken on 4th August 1944 by George Kaye.

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A Churchill tank leaves a tank landing craft (TLC 121) during a combined operations exercise at Thorness Bay on the Isle of Wight, 27 May 1942. #worldwar2 #tanks

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FV4005 Stage 1 - British prototype of powerful 183 mm gun tank destroyer. Stage 1 was first attempt to mount such a big caliber on Centurion or FV215 chassis.

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A British Grant tank, whose crew has just painted the name 'Atlanta' on its turret, 10 September 1942.

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Pont-Farcy, Basse-Normandie, France, between the 3rd and the 5th of August 1944. A US Medical truck passes behind a wrecked Panzer IV Ausf. J medium tank of the 2nd Panzer-Division.

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A British Light Tank Mk VI, wearing distinctive camouflage, on a firing range on Malta, 24 March 1942. #worldwar2 #tanks

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British army 1945 Firefly Sherman - with the larger much more capable British 17 pounder main gun - could destroy any German tank and was a much better gun than the standard US gun

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from TIME.com

Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of World War I

The wreck of a German tank, which was destroyed during a battle on the Western Front.

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