The British World War 2 Harry Hopkins Light Tank A25

The British World War 2 Harry Hopkins Light Tank A25

Named after one of the advisors to US President Roosevelt, only 99 vehicles were built (the first in 1943), but did not see combat. AKA the Light Tank Mark VIII, it was the successor to the Tetrach and used a similar 4 road wheel Christie type suspension. The vehicle was used Alecto 96mm Self-Propelled Gun.

The British World War 2 Harry Hopkins Light Tank A25 Spec’s

Armament: x1 40mm x1 7.92mm Besa MG’s
Armour: 38mm
Crew: 3
Dimensions: Length 4.34m / Width 2.65m / Height 2.11m
Weight: 8.5 tonne
Engine: Fiat-12 petrol 148bhp
Speed: 48km/h
Range: 225km

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