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Winnies winner. The Churchill Tank

So inspirational and so revered was the British war leader Winston Churchill that the army decided to name a make of tank after him. The Churchill was to become the mainstay of the British infantry throughout the duration of the second world war. Of you’d like to get an idea of what it’s like to drive a tank, not a Churchill I’m afraid then Tank driving days are the thing for you. Try https://www.armourgeddon.co.uk/tank-driving-experience.html to get an idea of what’s involved.

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It had something of a rocky start as it was made quickly, too quickly in fact so that it was seriously under matched against the German Panzers. There is an old saying that you fight the current war the way you should have fought the last one. This was true of the Churchill. The Allies expected a trench based protracted affair with armies pitch up against each …