French tanks vs Grant tanks in Kirkenes

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French tanks vs Grant tanks in Kirkenes

Post  Black Hornet on Tue 25 Jan 2011 - 9:00

some M3s were used on the Arctic Front in the Red Army's offensive on the Litsa front towards Kirkenes in October 1944. The Germans had on this front only relatively few obsolete French Hotchkiss tanks that they had acquired during occupation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M3_Lee

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Re: French tanks vs Grant tanks in Kirkenes

Post  Black Hornet on Tue 25 Jan 2011 - 9:07

Some went to Norway 1940 also.

In April 1940 the 342e CACC was sent to Norway after the German invasion of that country, having first been intended to form part of an expeditionary force to assist Finland in the Winter War. This autonomous company, equipped with fifteen "H 39"s, all with short guns, fought at Narvik,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotchkiss_H35

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