The Valentine Bridgelayer is based on the Valentine Infantry Tank MK II. This turretless amoured bridgelayer is fitted with a scissors bridge. It could span a 10 meter gap with its bridge which holds up to 30 tons. 192 Bridgelayers were produced, 25 sent to Russia. They saw action in North-West Europe, Italy, Burma and Manchuria. Photographed in The Tank Museum, Bovington – England in 2017.