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Lord K's Garage - 4th Issue. Tanquettes' Age

Who said my garage is for cars only? And why should I waste my precious parking space on some SUV when I can use it for AFV, armored fighting vehicle - a tanquette or some battlecar with a fuel-saving 70 or even 30 H.P. engine? Machine-gun or flamethrower available as an option. Something like this:

Thanks to shushpanzer_ru@LJ community we can see a bunch of rare and even unique species, mostly from the interwar period. Tanquettes were extremely popular with commanders and designers in 1920s and 30s. There were even plans to replace infantry with tanquette squadrons - two soldiers in each vehicle. However the real war was fought by more serious AFVs. Enjoy the military dream:

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Tags: 1920s, 1930s, afv, british, cz, garage, tank

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Comment by lord_k on September 26, 2009 at 6:41am
They (at least Carden-Lloyd type) also served as a platform for the wartime ammo and personnel carriers, see Universal Carrier.
Comment by IRON CROSS on September 26, 2009 at 6:33am
tanklets where used at least in the UK between the wars as a way of having the embryo of a armourd force but with out having to pay for one still very cool

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