Nazi Germany's Nightmare: Britain's World War II Matilda Tank
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Caleb Larson

World War II, Europe

These tanks ruled the roost during the early years of the North African campaign.

Here's What You Need to Know:  The Matilda tank was one of the few tanks respected by German tankers. Here’s why. 

Infantry Support

The Matilda II, or just Matilda as it was later called, was what the British called an infantry tank. As opposed to bigger cruiser-style tanks with heavier guns, infantry tanks were meant to accompany infantry and overwhelm enemy positions. To serve...

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