Armour in Canadian service: Matilda tank

Matilda Infantry tank (A12)

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3607967)

Matilda Infantry tanks training in the UK, c1942. With its heavy armour, the Matilda II was an excellent infantry support tank but with somewhat limited speed and armament. It was the only British tank to serve from the start of the war to its end.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3613152)

Canadian Matilda Mk. II tank, possibly Gen Crerar in the UK, ca 1942.

(JustSomePics Photos)

Matilda Infantry Tank Mk. II, Museum Hangar. Base Borden Military Museum, CFB Borden, Ontario.