221 and 222 armoured cars. He even declared himself Emperor in 1915, attempting to restore the monarchy. Sometimes main guns are replaced, but this is not that common (See KV-1 w/ KwK 40 conversion). What’s the source of the image? The training of armored forces along with artillery crews was cursory and rudimentary, and there was very little understanding of indirect fire, targeting and observation, fire and maneuver, counter-battery fire, barrage fire. For unknown reasons, the Nationalist Army stalled and did not support the workers in Shanghai. The Japanese saw this as a threat, and by late July, both the Japanese and the Chinese were mass-mobilizing for war. militia repairing a type 94, http://i4.piimg.com/1949/d48466656663eec3.jpg Feb 12, 2017 - Russian, Soviet WW2 wORLD wAR 2 tANKS, pHOTOS,pRINTS,dRAWINGS,mODELS When the Second Sino-Japanese War broke out in earnest, the 1st and 2nd Armored Battalions participated in the Second Battle of Shanghai and the Battle of Nanking and were more or less completely destroyed by the Japanese forces. The US could only offer limited official help until the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, which brought the Americans into World War II and massive amounts of aid including US tanks. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/RedEffect I no longer own the discord server. Leading tanks of the improvised Kampfgruppe approach the river Calore. Out of these, two main camps emerged. A Chinese Nationalist Army soldier equipped with a ZB vz. FTs were typically used for policing of captured areas (and anti-partisan duties), so they didn’t need massive tank guns – only machine guns and light cannons (such as their original 37mm guns). With the announcement of the Chinese vt-5 light tank, will light tanks have a more active role in warfare? Chinese company Norinco showed the new Type 90-IIM during the March 2001 Abu Dhabi Defense Expo, under the export name MBT 2000. Coming Soon: “Shanghai Policing Vehicles”. Navy ships and war vessels. On January 31, the People's Liberation Army entered Beiping to take over. The Type 90 was rejected for Chinese service in favour of other designs, but it influenced further development which would lead to China's third-generation Type 99 tanks. For example, it may make no sense to the reader for the USSR to supply the KMT with AFVs in the late 1930s when the Chinese Communist Party might seem a more likely candidate for Soviet assistance. M1 81 mm mortar; M2 4.2-inch mortar; M2 60 mm mortar; M19 60 mm mortar ; M30 107 mm mortar; Commonwealth. Renault FT with Manchuria 37 mm (1.46 in) gun of the Fengtian Army. Views: 3320 Chinese Military Cadets. Most of the tanks that the Chinese did use were more light tanks such at the T-26, M5A1 Stuart or Armored Cars such as the Sd.Kfz. Additionally, from 1995 to 1996, three prototypes underwent arctic climate tests in Tahe County, Heilongjiang. To overcome the shortcomings of the power-plant in these earlier Type 90 versions, a Ukrainian 6TD diesel was chosen. 221 This is actually quite necessary context, as the events of the 19th century directly lay the foundations for significant events in the 20th century. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. Chinese PLA (1945-1959) Medium Tank – 100+ captured The PLA’s First Tank. Their construction and silhouette determined the appearance of later tanks and come closest to what today's battle tanks look like. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Finally, at the end of 1999, following over five years of extensive government testing, the design of the T-98(Chinese industrial designation: 9910), as it was then known, was fully completed. Vickers Mark E Type B (with Marconi G2A radio), knocked out by the Japanese in Shanghai, 1937. Type 91 So-Mo. The Second Sino-Japanese War had its immediate roots in Beiping (Beijing) due to local tensions between the Imperial Japanese Army (who, under the agreement following the Boxer Protocol 1901, were allowed to station troops in Beiping) and the local Chinese garrison. Chiang Kai-shek inspects a KMT CV-35 of the 200th Division, circa 1938. In August 1994, two prototypes produced by Norinco underwent climate durability tests in southern China. Both developments of the Type 59 (based on the Soviet T-54A), they were the first independently-developed main battle tanks by China. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. The Soviet advisers organized the new mechanised unit in China, the 200th Division, which consisted of one tank regiment and one motorised infantry regiment. Correspondence regarding Chinese AFVs with Dr. Martin Andrew if this photo is what you said “Locally built SU-76 copy ” Here's the 121 and 113! SU-100 Emperor Hui of Jin (around 300AD) was given the report of a devastating famine one day. Views: 1068 Tanks on the march. Type 95 Ha-Go We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Pair of PLA ISU-152s preserved in a museum in Beijing. Type 95 So-Ki http://i4.piimg.com/1949/7bd58d79b0c7317b.jpg, http://i4.piimg.com/1949/45f0b157412d6197.jpg, http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_afc878980102uxx8.html, http://i4.piimg.com/1949/8e0fa8ec362d1084.jpg, http://i4.piimg.com/1949/08274a13403e9dfd.jpg, http://i4.piimg.com/1949/d48466656663eec3.jpg, http://www.huitu.com/photo/show/20131207/075150582200.html. Similarly to the Soviet Union's two-tank strategy with the basic T-72 and higher-technology T-64 and T-80, the Type 96 is likely to become the standardized main battle tank in service with the PLA throughout the decade, while the more advanced and expensive Type 99 is reserved for its elite units.[23]. A one-man turret in the center mounted a single Breda Modello 35 20 mm main gun and a Breda Modello 38 8 mm coaxial machine gun. The Type 69 was upgraded with western systems such as the British Marconi FCS, and the L7 105 mm gun. World of Tanks. These were used by the Kwantung Army, a unit of the Imperial Japanese Army. BA-3/6 (unclear which model, probably BA-6s) The Type 90 was the first Chinese tank to incorporate the modular design concept for its armor. In the 1970s, the leadership of China's People's Liberation Army was concerned about the Soviet threat and requested an improved main battle tank (MBT). Standardization was functionally non-existent. Tokyo’s biological weapons killed hundreds of thousands of Chinese. Mar 26, 2015 - Chinese M4A4 Sherman tank in Burma, towards end of World War Two. The 200th Division was set up as the first mechanised division in the National Revolutionary Army by General Du Yuming, who was also its first commander. The Norinco Type 62 is a Chinese light tank developed in the early 1960s and is based on the Type 59 with a reduced main gun caliber, lighter armour and a smaller suite of electronics and other equipment to help reduce weight. LVT-(A)4, T-26 (Huahai Campaign, at least one reused, but 3 captured or destroyed) There were also some Fiat-Ansaldo CV-35 Italian tanks that were purchased, twenty CV-35 tankettes were sold to China. Jun 7, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Brooklyn, N.Y.. However, the project was abandoned due to the arms embargo following the 1998 Pakistani nuclear tests. After examining samples of T-72 tanks delivered by Iran in the late 1980s (captured from the Iraqi Army), the Chinese military realized contemporary Chinese tanks were still vulnerable. Czechoslovakia I agree with at least some of what you said Willkerrs, but I would like the article to mention that both Kongzhong and Wargaming are responsible for the Fake/unconfirmed vehicles, not only blame one of the two. 550,000 troops of the Republic of China (under the Kuomintang) were surrounded in Xuzhou (Hsuchow) and destroyed by the communist People's Liberation Army (PLA). 8 cm Granatwerfer 34; 82-BM-41 mortar; 120-PM … A handful of these were built. Otherwise, great article, and very interesting to read too. 2nd Tank Battalion . Choose any two protagonists from the following list: Japanese, Chinese Warlord, Chinese Nationalist, Chinese Communist, German, Russian, French, British. Canada Views: 2096 Female Soldier. Some western analysts incorrectly identified the Type 69 as a Chinese copy of the Soviet T-55, opposed to the Type 59 being a copy of the T-54A. After a long time we finally take a look at Chinese Tanks. On July 7, 1937, a clash between Chinese and Japanese troops at the Marco Polo Bridge, just outside Beijing, led … At the end of 1997, four finalized prototypes underwent additional testing, traveling a collective 20,000 kilometers and test firing 760 rounds. CV-35 (at least 2), T-34/85 Or did they only come with light/medium machine guns and 37mm guns, as with these Chinese ones? Usually this is the machine gun being replaced – this makes sense, for supply reasons. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. The National Revolutionary Army attempted to destroy the Izumo through a daring aerial attack on 14th August. However, Chiang Kai-shek was concerned that this might be evidence of further Japanese expansion into China, and took matters into his own hands. Type 91 So-Mo A (armed with DTs or DP machine guns) Recent photos suggest the Type 96 was heavily modified with add-on armor modules and explosive reactive armor, similar to the Type 99s. These cookies do not store any personal information. Any fake/made up tanks in the Chinese tech Tree are therefore the Chinese company’s fault, not Wargaming’s. 5th Tank Battalion. After the decline and overthrow of the Qing Dynasty following the Xinhai Revolution, China was left without any generally recognized central authority and the army quickly fragmented into forces of combating warlords. Fighting in Hubei province was left to local military commanders such as Song Zhueyan. At least one surviving to 1960s South Africa had discovered along with the Chinese that not only could the western origin 105 mm guns of the Type 80 tank defeat the armor of a T-72 tank, but that the main gun of T-72 could also easily defeat the armor of not only the Type 80 but all armor of Chinese tanks as well. In early August, the Japanese began landing in Shanghai from the Cruiser Izumo. Get all 4 Tank Encyclopedia Magazine issues for 25% off! Finland Note: Reports of BAIs and BA-10Ms also exist, but there are no known photographs of these. Whilst Kongzhong are the ones who came up with these fakes, Wargaming are also complicit in this, because they accepted them as fact and put them into the game. Renault FT (Inherited from the Fengtian Army) CV-33 (Nationalists) – Almost certainly a mis-identification of CV-35s. The prototype was completed in 1962 and after it later passed the extensive trials (mostly dealing with crossing river, lake and sea water obstacles), the amphibious light tank was finally approved for design finalization in April 1963, and was officially designated Type 63. When the Type 59 main battle tank was being developed it became apparent that because of the high weight of the tank it would have difficulties operating in areas of southern China. Rolls Royce Armored Car (Nationalists) – Whilst these were used by British policing forces in Shanghai, they may have been withdrawn. The Type 59 (Chinese industrial designation: WZ120) main battle tank is a Chinese produced version of the Soviet T-54A tank, an improvement over the ubiquitous T-54/55. It was at this point that the Chinese began using their Vickers tanks. The PLA's force of 349 tanks in 1949 consisted mainly of Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go and Type 97 tanks. My understanding of Beutepanzers is that “Beutepanzer” is just a general term for any foreign tank in German service. The PLA did not initially accept the Type 85 MBT, and it was further developed for export to Pakistan (Type 85-IIAP and Type 85-IIM.) At the beginning of the war in 1937 the armour were organized in three armoured battalions, equipped with tanks and armoured cars from various countries. The Type 69 (Chinese industrial designation: "WZ121") and Type 79 (Chinese industrial designation: "WZ-121D") are two models of Chinese main battle tanks. Taking the advice of their German advisors, the KMT began seeking out arms contracts. The T-98 eventually gave way to what is now known as the Type 99, which was officially revealed by the government in 2001. ISU-122 In 1925, the famous (or perhaps, infamous) warlord Zhang Zuolin acquired the first tanks to be operated by non-colonial militaries in China. Many local armour versions were assembled from materials on hand, as an example, armoured cars were built in Shanghai based on the GMC 1931 truck with a 37 mm gun and 2 MGs in a crude turret. The aim was to create a tank that could defeat the Soviet T-80 and approach the capabilities of the German Leopard 2. These were Renault FTssold to him by the French, which were locally armed with 37 mm (1.46 in) guns or ZB-33 machine guns. In the background are KMT-made armored cars. After a long time we finally take a look at Chinese Tanks. Type 30 bayonet (Captured) HY1935 bayonet; Qiang spear; Dadao sword; Miao dao sword; Sidearms. The local Japanese commander then declared that one of his men had gone missing, and demanded to search Wanping. M8 Scott (Taiwan only) It suffered heavy losses after the battle at Kunlun Pass in an offensive against Batang, losing nearly two-thirds of its strength and was rebuilt and reorganized. The Type 90 is an evolutionary design: the Type 90-II version shares 10% of its components with the Type 59, 15% with Type 69, 20% with Type 85/88C, and is built with 55% new components. Production of Type 88-series MBTs was stopped in 1995. The gun is apparently non standard, and may be anything a .50cal machine gun, a 37mm gun from a Chi-Ha, or a prop for the parade. These tanks were shipped to Guangzhou harbour in the spring of 1938, and used to set up the first tank regiment of the 200th Infantry Division of the Chinese National Revolutionary Army, the only motorized infantry formation in the Chinese Army at that time. Unknown if the prototype ever arrived in China. http://i4.piimg.com/1949/7bd58d79b0c7317b.jpg. Relations between China and the West warmed in the 1980s, and China was able to import some western technologies to improve its weapon systems. Its firepower, control systems, armor and electronics were deemed by the Army to have met or exceeded the project's original goals. Following the completion of the T-98, research into improved versions of the tank continued within the Chinese government. An estimated 200,000 Chinese soldiers from across China poured into the city and took up defensive positions. “Chinese Studebaker Tank” – Unknown user, unknown date, unofficial name. Armed with a 120 millimeter smoothbore gun, it was intended to combat newer generations of Western and Russian main battle tanks that were equipped with composite armor and 120 and 125 millimeter caliber guns. Also, 20 of the British Vickers 6-Ton Mk E & F tanks were purchased by the Nationalists and used in the 1st and 2nd tank battalions. This vehicle is theorized to have been left behind by, and inherited from, the United States Marine Corps, who used M4A2 during the repatriation of Japanese occupation forces from China, following the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). Feb 26, 2019 - Explore Tanks Encyclopedia's board "Tanks Encyclopedia", followed by 4426 people on Pinterest. I would like to make a note: in reference to the “fakes made up by Wargaming”, the chineses company Kongzhen (forgive any misspelling) gave Wargaming a tech tree themselves in exchange for having their own private Chinese server. The Type 63 has a typical tank layout: steering compartment at the front, fighting compartment in the center and the engine compartment in the back. In April 1927, the so-called “White Terror” began, whereby the Nationalists began to purge China of Communists and similar unions. Feb 18, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by Dale. M4A2 (Sherman) “012403” of the PLA (specifically, the East China Field Army) in Xuzhou, circa October 1st, 1949, during a local parade for the proclamation of the People’s Republic of China. Type 92 Heavy Armored Car (Transferred from the IJA) The National Revolutionary Army facing Japanese forces had only the small number of armoured vehicles and mechanised troops formed into the three armoured battalions to defend a large front. In 1995, NORINCO developed the Type 85-III prototype with a 1,000-hp diesel engine and explosive reactive armor (ERA), features a more powerful engine, after finally solving the engine problem. The turret is between 100 and 39 millimeters thick. Production of Type 88-series MBTs was stopped in 1995.[22]. Other vehicles are suggested to belong to the MIA (such as “some French and English armored cars”), but a lack of evidence prevents further discussion. [11] After World War II, the remaining Chinese T-26 tanks equipped the First Armoured Regiment of the Army of the Chinese Kuomintang government, which saw service in East China during the Chinese Civil War (1946–1950) where several T-26 tanks were destroyed or captured by the People's Liberation Army during the Huaihai Campaign in 1949.[12]. During this time, various factions, such as the myriad of warlords, Nationalists (KMT/GMD), the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the Japanese Imperial Army, French and British policing forces in treaty ports (mainly Shanghai), and others all operated AFVs of some description. However, the Japanese Army seized nearly all of Chinese/Manchurian FTs in 1931 when they occupied Manchuria. During the so-called “Northern Expedition” (1926-1928) from their base in southern China, the Nationalists intended to take back and unify the whole of China from rebels, warlords, and foreign imperialists. BA-10Ms were used by Soviet forces at Khalkin Gol (1939) and in the Invasion of Manchuria (1945). In 1993, the front armor plating on the Type 99 was increased from 600mm to 700mm to meet government specifications. Vickers Dragon prime movers (unknown number, unknown date, presumably a similar time frame), Panzer I Ausf. 1.–Japan’s first domestically mass produced tank. From an organizational point of view, China's tank development can be divided into three generations. The Type 79 design tank entered service with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the 1980s. The 1st Battalion in Shanghai had 32 Vickers Amphibious tanks and some Vickers 6-ton tanks, and the 2nd Battalion also in Shanghai had 20 Vickers 6-ton tanks, 4 Carden Loyd tankettes and carriers. your own Pins on Pinterest The loader sits on the right of the turret and has a hatch above him. [18] Their lineage can be seen through the distinct gap between the first and second roadwheels. The tank was accepted into service by the PLA in 1959,[13]:16–17 and given the designation Type 59.The Type 59 MBT represented China's first-generation tank development. The Type 99, also known as ZTZ-99 and WZ-123, developed from the 9910 tank (in turn, a development of the Type 98), is a third generation main battle tank (MBT) fielded by the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Surprised during the Northern Expedition by Chiang Kai-shek's National Revolutionary Army, he bought several Renault FT tanks armed with 37 mm guns from France in 1927. Yugoslavia. Twenty months later Captain Hara delivered Experimental Tank No. Renault ZB The Type 59 was modified several times during its service with the replacement of the 100 mm Type 59 rifled gun with a 105 mm rifled gun. See more ideas about chinese armor, ww2, military vehicles. Others are as heavily modified as you can get (such as the BA-10/Panzer II or Renault UE airfield defense conversions). Network54.com forum 6th page I too can’t tell the difference when they are right in front of me in a museum, much less old photos . Posted by 1 year ago. During the early 1950s, China began producing copies of the Soviet T-34 tank and established its own manufacturing plants to build further improved designs (predominantly copies of Soviet designs) until the current and contemporary Chinese tanks which bear their own domestic influences. After the Germans left, the Soviet Union started to support the Nationalists. The Type 80 is a series of second-generation main battle tanks (MBTs) from China. The figure of 60 also presumably excludes the Vickers Dragon, an armored gun tow tractor which was sold in small numbers (possibly a dozen) to China. 1st Tank Battalion. Dr. Martin Andrew reports the following figures: Total 1950-1954: 1837 T-34-85s, 82 IS-2s, 40 ISU-122, 67 ISU-152, 99 SU-100, 704 SU-76. A tanks, 20 CV-35 tankettes and some Sd.Kfz. So it is a locally build su-76 driver training vehicle. In 1925, the famous (or perhaps, infamous) warlord Zhang Zuolin acquired the first tanks to be operated by non-colonial militaries in China. WW2 CHINESE KMT UNIFORM OFFICER HAT CAP MILITARY PEAKED CAP SIZE L. $22.21. Type 94 TK The Type 96 was developed from a Type 85-IIM prototype with a 780-hp diesel engine and explosive reactive armor (ERA), and expertise gained form the Type 85 such as the modular armor design, this version was accepted by the PLA in 1996, and entered service in 1997. The Chinese captured these tanks and announced that 40 Japanese tanks were captured at Taierchwang. 51. Type 97 Chi-Ha Shinhoto, Type 95 So-Ki Also, Kongzhong has been accused of organizing the ‘design process’ for the fake Chinese TDs. BA-27 The story is part of CCP (Chinese Communist Party) folklore and its fine details seem somewhat fantastical. The 200th Infantry Division was a mechanized division consisting of four regiments, including a tank regiment equipped with the T-26s, an armoured car regiment, a mechanized infantry regiment, and an artillery regiment. I’ll add the point in. U.S. medium tanks, manned by Chinese and American crews, use the Burma Road for the first time after the combined Allied offensive had broken the two-year Japanese control of the only overland supply route to China., ca. M10 GMC (Taiwan only) The captured tank was examined, and some of its components, such as the Soviet Luna IR searchlight system, were copied and integrated into the Type 69 design. M5A1 Stuart The final tank design of the Type 90-II was designated Type 90-IIM. At the beginning of the following year, its Factory 617 produced the first Type 99 prototype. The Sino-German cooperation, which had begun between Germany and China since before World War I had been instrumental in modernizing the industry and the armed forces of the Republic of China, so it was natural to look to German military advisers to help them. WZ-141 Super Light Model Anti-Tank Fighting Vehicle. [15][20] The building of the first Type 62 light tank prototype, Type 59-16, began in 1960 and ended in 1962. $43.00 shipping. It was approved in the same year, and incorporated into the Major Weapons Development program of China's Seventh Five-Year Plan. Work in progress. The armoured car regiment had around 50 BA armoured cars[citation needed] and 12 ( 18? ) China's 617 Factory (Inner-Mongolia First Machine Group Co Ltd) was tasked to improve on the T-54A design (Type 59 MBT) in 1963, which became the Type 69. Vickers Mark E Type B The Chinese urgency to modernize the military and its national defense industry, coupled with Germany's need for a stable supply of raw materials, put the two countries on the road of close relations from the late 1920s to the late 1930s. From the early 1930s to August 1945, these fought in China, Indonesia, Southern Asia and the Pacific. ; For short films, see the List of World War II short films. Type 94 TK tankettes of the Chinese Collaborationist Army. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Type 91 So-Mo of the Kuomintang, Mukden, 1946. And also regarding for the False tanks like E50M and T-34-X, these are definitely designed by Wargaming. “General of Fortune: The Fabulous Story of One-Arm Sutton” by Charles Drage Network54.com forum 1st page In turn, this new upgrade is referred to as Type 96A. IS-2 During the entire Sino-Japanese war from 1937-1945 there was not one single major tank on tank confrontation between Chinese and Japanese armor. The PLA captured one in the Huaihai Campaign, and either destroyed or captured two others. The L6/40 light tank was developed prior to World War II and used by the Italian army from 1940 and on and was adopted by the Italian Army when officials learned of the design and expressed interest. 3. r/TankPorn. They were spectacular, for their task. The Type 90 MBT was further developed, incorporating advanced features into their next-generation MBT, but besides a few test vehicles for evaluation, this tank was not adopted by the People's Liberation Army, instead, the tank became the export model for Pakistan which developed the MBT-2000 (Al-Khalid) tank based on the Type 90. In any case, stick to this page. The second-generation main battle tank started with the Type 80, which further branched into the Type 88 and Type 96, developed in parallel by different institutes but all funded by China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO). Other improvements included was equipped with a 100 mm smoothbore gun, a new engine, ballistic computers, and laser rangefinders. not “all Vickers Mark E Type B tanks were lost in combat at Shanghai, 1937.” Production of the Type 88 stopped when the Type 96 became available, and the Type 96 was mass-produced in larger numbers than the Type 88, though sometimes mistakenly referred to as the Type 88C. People also love these ideas. The Norinco Type 63 is a Chinese amphibious light tank developed in the early 1960s and first fielded in 1963, it was a developed from experience with the earlier Soviet PT-76 which had been produced in China. After an unsuccessful attempt at fitting the Type 62 light tank with the turret from the Type 63A amphibious light tank a new turret was designed and fitted on the Type 62. Follow EurAsian Times on Google News Why Are Chinese More Worried Over Biden Than Indians? CV-35 tanks. Vickers Mark E Type B (PLA service) – Rumored 3 or 12 used for training. Nov 25, 2020 - Explore Robert Miner's board "Chinese armour of WW2" on Pinterest. In the late 1970s, China's 617 Factory (main contractor), 616 Factory, 477 Factory, and 201 Institute (now China North Vehicle Research Institute) were ordered to develop China's new second-generation tank. At the end of December 1996, two finalized prototypes were again transported to Tahe for further arctic testing. [13]:18 Many of the vehicles were later used by Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War and the 2003 Iraq War. overvalwagen.com The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the regular armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and of the PRC's founding and ruling political party, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Meanwhile, the tank destroyer ELEFANT shows the 8.8s embedded in its angular fuselage. However, by 1929 the FTs were under the Chinese Nationalists and nominally attached to the 1st Cavalry Brigade of the Chinese National Revolutionary Army (NRA), which by 1930 had acquired in various ways about 36 FTs. The CV-33 article (and others) may contain mistakes that come from otherwise reasonable (probably not the best, of course) sources repeating apocryphal information. M10 GMC with 105mm Type 91 field gun of the KMT, reportedly defense of Shanghai, 1949. Chinese tanks may lack finesse, but they make up for it in raw power! The project was delayed for some years because of the division. These ones do not have a name, but were built for the British and were highly standardized. the driver has two pop-up vision blocks which give coverage ahead and slightly to the right when buttoned up. The rule with FTs seems to be just repainting them if they are used for policing, or just slapping on a crude balkenkreuz if they’re for driver training (which a lot were). The CCP at this time was led by leaders more inclined to Soviet style Communism, which stressed the role of the urban proletariat, contrary to Mao, who would rise to prominence in later in the mid-1930s, during the Long March. By KMT after WW2 political doctrine, and laser rangefinders his rule was fairly autocratic they up! Give coverage ahead and slightly to the Kwantung Army ( PLA ) to! 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