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1937 - Japanese Type 97 Chi-Ha Medium Tank

Armament:        1 - 47mm gun 48 caliber H.V.
                           1 - 7.7mm MG
Engine:              Mitsubishi,V-12 air cooled, 170 hp
Speed:              24 mph
Range:              130 miles
Crew:                4
Weight:            16 tons

Flimsy, small, poorly used. Served against allied forces
in Pacific and against Soviets in 1945 war in Manchuria.
This was the best of the Japanese tanks.

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