Comparing: Cruiser Mk. III vs. Pz.Kpfw. 38H 735 (f) vs. D1
The vehicle was developed on the basis of the M1931 Christie tanks, purchased by the British Army in 1936. The vehicle was intended to be a fast, lightly-armored breakthrough tank. The modified design was deemed successful and became the basis for other cruiser tanks. A total of 65 vehicles were built. They saw combat in France and North Africa in 1940–1941.
In May 1940 the French Army had more than 800 vehicles of this type, most of which were captured by the German forces. They were widely used by the Wehrmacht to supplement existing armor.
Development was started in 1929. Mass production was launched in 1930, with 160 vehicles manufactured by 1935. A total of 152 tanks fought in France. Eighteen vehicles were captured by the German Army and used for training purposes.
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|Battle Tiers||2 3||2 3||2 3|
|Speed Limit||48 km/h||37 km/h||28 km/h|
|Speed Limit Back||20 km/h||16 km/h||12 km/h|
|Horse power / weight|
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|Hard terrain resistance|
|Medium terrain resistance|
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|Damage (Explosion radius)|
|Damage / min|
|Rate of Fire|
|Stationary||%||17.00 %||13.00 %|
|In motion||%||15.00 %||8.50 %|
|When Firing||%||4.33 %||4.46 %|
|Accuracy||38.0116 %||61.485 %||33.2258 %|
|Neto Credits Income||280.196||-3346.41||1634.5|
|Winrate||42.4426 %||55.6019 %||45.3003 %|
|Kills per Battle||0.33319||1.2528||0.189485|
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