The WWII Churchill Tank, that of Kingforce ‘Major King’, one of the tanks deployed at El Alamein, appearing in its brown/beige desert camouflage scheme.


Six Mk III Churchills (with the 6 pounder) saw action in the Second Battle of El Alamein in October 1942. This detachment, called "Kingforce", supported the attack of 7th Motor Brigade. Kingforce, formed to test whether the Churchills could operate in Africa, was disbanded after El Alamein.

Churchill Tank Mk III Kingforce


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