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Re: Churchill in Tunisa and Italy

May 12 2017 at 10:44 PM
Dave Haine  (Login braillescaledave)
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Response to Churchill in Tunisa and Italy

The Churchill you mention with a 3" in the turret was the Churchill I CS (close support).

Never heard of the 2 pdr being mounted in the hull, though, not sure what the point would be either- by then the Is and IIs had been replaced by the IIIs and IVs. Could see the I CS lasting into Italy- as you say each regiment had 6 'Close Support' tanks, which would be their purpose, and there seems to have never been a CS version of the IIIs and IVs

As far as I knew, the US 75mm had HE (high explosive) rounds available, so not sure that IV (NA75) equipped regiments would have needed them.

Mind you, there was a HE round available for the 6pdr- and those regiments had CS troops so...

Indeed the british 75mm had an HE round, but there was still the Churchill V and VIII with a 95mm Howitzer, so go figure....

 
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  1. North Irish Horse. - Dave Rhodes on May 13, 2017, 12:17 PM
    1. Re: North Irish Horse. - Dave Haine on May 13, 2017, 4:48 PM
      1. Not reports. - Dave Rhodes on May 13, 2017, 5:40 PM
        1. Re: Not reports. - Dave Haine on May 15, 2017, 3:29 AM
          1. I thought that I read an account of that? - David Byrden on May 15, 2017, 9:21 AM
     


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