Products mentioned in this Article
Renault R-35 (FR030)
includes two Renault R-35 Light Tanks (37mm SA-18 & 45mm obr 1938 gun options) & two Tank Commander figures.
The Renault R-35 was a light infantry support tank designed to
replace its predecessor, the FT-17. It was well armoured but its Renault
four-cylinder 82hp engine only achieved a top speed of 19.2km/12mph.
With this limitation, it was well suited to its role supporting
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The Poles and Romanians
Wayne takes a quick look at what you can expect from the Polish and
Romanian lists covered by the Late War compilation Red Bear.
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After the French capitulation, the remaining R-35s fell into the hands
of the Germans. These captured vehicles were used for training and
policing purposes and some even saw action again against the Allies
after the invasion of Normandy in June 1944. The remainder were giving
to the Italians and saw service in the desert during the campaign in
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Painted by Jeremy Painter