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Challenger tank (A30), Holland, 17 October 1944

Photograph, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945), 1944.

The Challenger was based on the chassis of a Cromwell tank with a new turret designed to house a heavier 17-pounder gun. It was also armed with a Browning .30 inch machine gun. The 17-pounder was capable of penetrating the armour of any Axis tank.

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NAM. 1985-10-134-6


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