A half track passing a knocked-out Soviet Churchill tank

Knocked out Soviet Lend-Lease Churchill Significant numbers of British Churchill, Matilda and Valentine tanks were shipped to the USSR along with the US M3 Lee after it became obsolete on the African Front, ceasing production in December 1942 and withdrawn from British service in May 1943. The Churchills, supplied by the arctic convoys, saw action in the Siege of Leningrad and the Battle of Kursk, while tanks shipped by the Persian route supplied the Caucasian Front. Between June 1941 and May 1945, Britain delivered to the USSR: 3,000+ Hurricanes 4,000+ other aircraft 27 naval vessels 5,218 tanks 5,000+ anti-tank guns 4,020 ambulances…
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