Churchill Mark VII – Crocodile – Flame Thrower Tank


Churchill Mark VII – Crocodile – Flame Thrower Tank. This is one of Hobart’s Funnies, special purpose vehicles  . The Churchill MkVII could through a flame for 81 seconds over a distance up to 120 to 140 metres. The armoured trailer holds 1800 litres of fuel. The Machine gun in the hull of the tank was replaced by the Flame thrower. This is the last of the Churchill MkVII Crocodiles to leave the factory, in 1949 it went straight to The Tank Museum in Bovington and this specific tank never saw action during WW2. The Churchill was a slow tank, an infantry support tank but also a moving fortress with armour thicker than the Tiger tanks. Photographed in The Tank Museum, Bovington – England in 2017.

Churchill Mark VII Crocodile Flame Thrower Tank – Photo 2017
Churchill Mark VII Crocodile Flame Thrower Tank – Photo 2017
Churchill Mark VII Crocodile Flame Thrower Tank – Photo 2017
Churchill Mark VII Crocodile Flame Thrower Tank – Photo 2017
Churchill Mark VII Crocodile Flame Thrower Tank – Photo 2017
Churchill Mark VII Crocodile Flame Thrower Tank – Photo 2017
Churchill Mark VII Crocodile Flame Thrower Tank – Photo 2017
Churchill Mark VII Crocodile Flame Thrower Tank – Photo 2017

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