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Taking the crash course of on the job training Chinese Crews managed to learn the aspects of Armored Operation, in the confusing Street fighting in Shanghai. Prior to this time frame, modern mechanized warfare was not a common occurrence that could be studied , applied and practiced.
The Vickers model, approx 1928 design spurred a number of other Nations Tank Designs based on the VIckers.
At Shanghai, the Chinese had several Vickers models mounting a main gun and coaxial Machine Gun, a very innovative idea , at the time.
During the street fighting , Chinese troops, not trained or practiced in modern tactics, watched the tanks waiting for them to clear out Japanese
Strong Points. The Chinese Tanks under constant fire from Japanese Machine Guns and Infantry Guns fared poorly.
Reference Shanghai 1937 Stalingrad on the Yangtze Peter Harmsen
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