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Cruiser Mk III

CountryUnited Kingdom
ManufacturerNuffield Mechanisation and Aero
Primary RoleCruiser Tank


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MachineryOne Nuffield Liberty V-12 gasoline engine rated at 340hp
SuspensionChristie suspension
Armament1x40mm QF 2pdr gun (87 rounds), 1x7.7mm Vickers machine gun
Length6.02 m
Width2.54 m
Height2.59 m
Weight15.0 t
Speed23 km/h off-road; 48 km/h on-road
Range145 km


Destroyed British Cruiser Mk III tank in Calais, France, 31 May 1940

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Destroyed British Cruiser Mk III tank in Calais, France, 31 May 1940

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