Category Archives: Interwar Tanks

Type 95 Ha-Go Light Tank

The Type 95 Ha-Go light tank was the most commonly used Japanese tank in World War II. It was used in the Second Sino-Japanese War and against the Russians in Manchuria before World War II. Between 1935 and 1943, about 1,350 Ha-Go light tanks were built. A 6-cylinder, 120 horsepower diesel engine powered the Ha-Go light tank,
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Type 97 Chi-Ha Medium Tank

The Type 97 Chi-Ha Medium Tank was basically a larger version of the Type 95 Ha-Go light tank with a a two-man turret that held two men. The Chi-Ha medium tank entered mass production in 1937 and was used during all of World War II. It weighed almost 15 tons and had a helical suspension system
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Vickers 6 Ton Tank

The Vickers 6 Ton tank was a British tank that was rejected by the British army but was used and copied by the armies of many other nations. It was sold to the Soviet Union, Finland, Bulgaria, Greece, Bolivia, Thailand and Portugal. The Vickers 6 Ton tank was used by Bolivia in the Gran Chaco War between
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Vickers Commercial Dutchman Light Tank

The Vickers Commercial Dutchman light tank was almost identical to the Vickers Light Mark IV tank, except that the Commercial Dutchman had a hexagonal turret. It weighed less than 4 tons, had a Meadows 6-cylinder 88 horsepower engine and could travel at a maximum speed of 40 miles per hour (65kph).  It had a 0.303 inch (7.7mm)
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Vickers Mark I Medium Tank

The Mark I Medium Tank was the first British tank to be designed after World War I.  Originally known as Light Tank Mark I, this tank was later reclassified as a medium tank. Built by Vickers, the Mark I Medium Tank was the first British tank with a turret that could rotate all the way around
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