Of course not ! :)
I just thought you had missed a post that's all.
I gave previously the same numbers than Christian in the 5th post of this thread.
About the 5.0cm guns issue ... here is what I...
Remote-controlled breaching vehicles
The French army developed radio-guided or wire-guided vehicles transporting a destruction charge...
ON 10th May 1940 the German troops engaged 349 Panzer III (from a total of 381 Panzer III available).
During the May/June campaign 71...
Pertite (Picric Acid) was used in the French AT mines of 1935-1940.
On the French side in 1940, the explosive used in the HE and APHE shells used in tank guns is usually melenite :
• M : Melenite
About (Free) French tankers fighting between 1940 and 1943 one can mention a Hotchkiss tank company that fought already in Syria in 1941.
In fact in 1943-1945 there are many soldiers and officers who already played a role in 1940 and who want to take their revenge. Several...
Canon de 25mm SA Mle1934 (Hotchkiss) L/72
Caliber : 25x194R mm
Crew : 1 NCO + 5 men (commander, gunner, assistant gunner, 3 ammunition bearers)...
This text has been written mainly thanks to the testimony of Louis Brindejonc published in "Revue Historique des Armées" (n°1 – 1987). He is...
In the 1920's Yugoslavia had 66 Renault FT17 and the more recent Renault-Kégresse M28 (the new tracks and wheels enabled to double the...
Their would be plenty of prototypes and interesting designs to mention. You could read about the Renault B1ter for example also.
3728 Renault FT17 tanks had been built in France until 1921 (2100 with MG, 1246 with 37mm gun, 39 with 75mm gun, 188 TSF, 155 for school...
APPENDIX : the tank units from 1916 to 1940
The Assault Artillery (AS) is created in 1916 and depending from the artillery. The first...
THe 75mm SA35 L/17.1 fired theses shells :
Obus de rupture Mle1910M (APHE)
Caliber : 75x241R mm
Weight of projectile : 6.400 kg...
As I wrote, 75mm ;)
I don't really know ... but for example have a look at the thickness of the 75mm SA35 hull gun's barrel of the Renault B1bis :
Pétain during the 1920's and Gamelin during the 1930's defended the status quo for the French tank doctrine, against the...
GENERAL ESTIENNE - FATHER OF THE FRENCH TANKS
THE FRENCH TANKS FROM WW1 TO WW2
1. THE FIRST WORLD WAR
General Jean Baptiste Eugène Estienne...
Madagascar, in the Indian Ocean.