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However, they never did playa part in the liberation process, since they were eventually taken over by the Germans when they overpowered the French Armistice Force garrisons later in 1942. After Paris was liberated in August 1944, production of the P-178 was resumed, but with a new larger turret and 47mm cannon, as the type 1788 model. 60 Other Axis & Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles 1:35 scale FEET o 5 10 15 20 Cupola vision port in the open position. Other Axis & Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles 61 Char leger Mle 1935 R Renault R-35 The early turrets displayed large protruding binocular "diascope" vision Char leger Mle 1939 H Hotchkiss H-39 OI""""'oO~ mounting the long 37mm SA 38 cannon devices.
By 1943 the Canadian Universal Carrier design was deemed to be underpowered and renowned for its pitching motion. The Windsor Carrier design was meant to solve these and other problems, and was designed to fulfill five separate tasks: 6-pdr towing, senior commander vehicle, junior commander vehicle, mortar carrier and 6-pdr ammunition carrier. 78 Other Axis & Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles The Windsor Carrier was powered with a 96hp V-8 engine driving through a standard clutch, 4-speed transmission, drive shaft and 2-speed rear axle to the drive sprockets.