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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Quick and Dirty

Due to several things, but mostly Christmas and obtaining some actual historical consultancy work with a short deadline, I am unable to do a full article this week. Normal service will be resumed next week. But here is a quick piece.

A few weeks ago I wrote about the first tank battle China took part in. Where a lone Vickers 6 ton got involved with Japanese armour. But what happened to the Chinese Vickers afterwards? Seon has once again passed me some info on the subject.

After the battle it seems like it ended up in a museum in Japan.

It survived at least until 1952, when the following two pictures were taken. They are of the tank in a scrap yard about to be broken up.

They come from the Australian War Memorial site: