Valentine Mk VIII or IX
Date Added: Tuesday, 27th April, 2004
Availability: In Stock
8th. Army tank brigades started receiving Valentines in June 1941. The main drawback was the small turret, where the commander also had to act as loader. The Mks. III and V had the turret enlarged to accomodate a loader, the only difference between the two being the engine make. They were both up-gunned with the 6 pdr. to become the Mks VIII and IX respectively. The larger gun meant that the turret crew was again reduced to two and the co-axial Besa mg was deleted. They served in North Africa, Tunisia and on the Eastern Front.
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