The Churchill was undoubtedly one of the most successful British tanks of the Second World War. Although it suffered from being underarmed, a defect common to most British armoured vehicles of the period, it was nevertheless loved by its crews: its cross-country ability was unrivalled and it was less inclined to 'brew-up' from a direct hit than the Sherman. It was also adaptable. Modified Churchills played a crucial part in the initial D-Day landings and in the subsequent advance through France. Bryan Perrett traces the life of this slow-moving but effective and respected tank from its initial inception through till its eventual obsolescence.
Series: Osprey New Vanguard S.
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 27th May 1993
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 18.5 x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1