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Armor/AFV: Allied - WWII
Armor and ground forces of the Allied forces during World War II.
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Hotchkiss H 39 armor
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Quebec, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 02:58 AM UTC
How thick was the cast nose-plate of the Hotchkiss - no more than 40mm? So the British 6 lb'er could easily penetrate it from normal combat ranges?
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Rhone, France
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Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 03:24 AM UTC
According to Chars-franšais.net, 40mm is indeed the maximum armor thickness for the H 35/H 39 tanks...