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By David Fletcher

The Matilda was once the primary British infantry tank within the early years of global struggle II. It served with the BEF in France and later in North Africa, the place it earned the name 'Queen of the Desert'. Outclassed through more and more robust German anti-tank guns, it nonetheless remained an influence within the South-East Pacific, and used to be stored in carrier till the top of the battle by way of Australian forces. during this name, David Fletcher bargains with Marks I to V. improvement and operational historical past are mentioned, besides carrier in different nations, together with Germany and Russia. a variety of versions also are lined, together with the prototype 'Hedgehog' bunker-busting weapon.

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