Tanks and Armour in service with the Chinese forces

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Tanks and Armour in service with the Chinese forces

Post by zstar » 05 Aug 2005 15:38

http://mailer.fsu.edu/~akirk/tanks/china/china.html

Found this site which shows all the assorted Tanks and Armoured Vehicles used in China during WW2.

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Post by Peter H » 23 Apr 2008 04:32

Japanese photos of captured Chinese tanks(?) 1938
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Post by Akira Takizawa » 23 Apr 2008 04:55

Peter H wrote:Japanese photos of captured Chinese tanks(?) 1938


They are Japanese tanks except for the last two photos.

Japanese photos of captured Chinese tanks are shown below.

http://www2.ttcn.ne.jp/~heikiseikatsu/m ... hotank.htm

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Post by Peter H » 23 Apr 2008 09:18

Thanks Taki,I wasn't too sure what was what.

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Re: Tanks and Armour in service with the Chinese forces

Post by Leonard » 23 May 2008 21:34

They seem to be Vickers 6-ton and Sd Kfz 222 in the last 2 photos.

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Post by Marcus » 04 Jan 2015 14:01

Illustrations on marking and camouflage of the Chinese armor 1930s-40s from Bison decals (you can download a higher resolution version there):
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Post by YC Chen » 04 Jan 2015 19:29

Interesting, but it seems that they are repeating some common mistakes. For example, Vickers Carden-Lloyd amphibious tanks in Chinese service never wore a white hand-painted sunburst marking on its turret - the famous(or perhaps we can say infamous) photo showing one tank with such marking was a later manipulation by the press(the original photo showing a Vickers Carden-Lloyd in service with Canton forces(easily identified by the uniform) which AFAIK carred no speical markings).

And, we all know that Chinese army never used twin-turret Vickers 6-ton tank...

However they are correct in stating that the Type 94 tankettes with sunburst were properties of the collaborationist Nanking government.

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Re: Tanks and Armour in service with the Chinese forces

Post by L1E1 » 09 Jan 2015 17:03

1) The twin-turret Vickers 6-tonner belongs to Japan.
2) The VCL amphibious tank should carry a 4 tone colour, the same as 6 tonner.
3) All the 16 VCL amphibious light tanks in the Tank Battalion are late production, but the drawing is an early production.
4) Marking 6 or 10 on that early production amphibious tank means the tank belongs to the 8th Route army of the Canton Provincial Government during 1933 to 1936.

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