7TP jw Light Tank

Siedmiotonowy Polski - 7
This model comes in four parts; hull, turret & tracks.

The 7TP was a development of the British Vickers 6 Ton tank and was used during the invasion of Poland in 1939. Some 150 7TPs were built.

There were twin and single turret versions of the 7TP, the dw “dwuwieżowy” was the dual turret version while the single turret was designated jw “jednowieżowy”. It weighed 9.9 tonnes and had a crew of three; driver, commander and gunner.

The 7TP was armed with a 37 mm Bofors wz. 37 gun and a 7.92mm Ckm wz.30 machine gun. 

Most of the 7TPs were attached to the 1st and 2nd Light Tank Battalions.

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