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A27M Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell IV

A27M Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell IV

     
Název:
Name:
A27M Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell IV
Originální název:
Original Name:
A27M Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell IV
Kategorie:
Category:
křižníkový tank
Výrobce:
Producer:
(všechny verze / all versions)
Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. Ltd., Birmingham
Leyland Motors Ltd., Leyland
English Electric Co. Ltd., ?
John Fowler & Co. Ltd., Leeds
Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage & Wagon Co. Ltd., Wednesbury
Vauxhall Motors Ltd., Luton
Období výroby:
Production Period:
DD.01.1943-DD.MM.194R (všechny verze / all versions)
Vyrobeno kusů:
Number of Produced:
1935+
Prototyp vyroben:
Prototype Built:
01.03.1942 (dodání 1. prototypu armádě / delivery of the 1st prototype to the Army)
Osádka:
Crew:
5
Technické údaje:
Technical Data:
 
Bojová hmotnost:
Combat Weight:
27941 kg
Délka s kanónem dopředu:
Length with Gun Forward:
6420 mm
Délka korby:
Hull Length:
6350 mm
Celková šířka:
Overall Width:
2908 mm
Celková výška:
Overall Height:
2489 mm
Světlá výška:
Ground Clearance:
406 mm
Šířka pásu:
Track Width:
394 mm
Měrný tlak:
Ground Pressure:
? MPa
Pancéřování:
Armour:
8 - 76 mm
Pohon:
Propulsion:
 
Typ:
Type:
Rolls-Royce Meteor
- vidlicový
- benzínový, vodou chlazený
- počet válců: 12
Výkon:
Power:
447.4 kW při ? ot/min
Převodové ústrojí:
Transmission:
Merrit-Brown Z.5
- manuální převodovka
- počet stupňů: 5+1
Výkony:
Performance:
 
Rychlost na silnici:
Road Speed:
64 km/h
Rychlost v terénu:
Cross-country Speed:
29 km/h
Jízdní dosah po silnici:
Cruising Range on Road:
266 km
Jízdní dosah v terénu:
Cross-country Cruising Range:
140 km
Překonávání překážek:
Obstacles Crossing:
 
Svah:
Gradient:
? °
Boční náklon:
Side Slope:
? °
Překročivost:
Trench Crossing:
2.29 m
Výstupnost:
Vertical Obstacle:
0.91 m
Brodivost:
Fording Depth:
0.91 m
Výzbroj:
Armament:
 
Hlavní:
Main:
OQF 75 mm
- ráže: 75 mm
- zásoba munice: 64 nábojů
Vedlejší:
Secondary:
kulomet BESA v korbě
- ráže: 7,92 mm



spřažený kulomet BESA
- ráže: 7,92 mm
- zásoba munice pro oba kulomety BESA: 4950 nábojů
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User States:


Poznámka:
Note:
Tank, Cruiser, Mk VIII, Cromwell IV (A27M)
Zdroje:
Sources:
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Preserved Cromwell tanks in museum collections
The Cromwell is not the type that many military museums can boast of. It is not, for example, in the famous US Army Ordnance Corps Museum in Aberdeen, USA, or the Musée des Blindés in Saumur, France, nor is it in any museum in Germany.

Great Britain
The famous Tank Museum in Bovington has a display of the Tank Cruiser Mk. VII, Cromwell (A27M). The tank is displayed in the markings of the Polish 1st Armoured Division. The machine has WD registration T 190003.
Another Cromwell, with registration T 187617, is part of the Duxford Land Equipment Exhibition.

Czech Republic
A Cromwell IV, serial number T 124125, purchased in the UK, is on display at the Military Museum in Lesany. The museum staff show the tank at various events, when it is usually on display and in motion. It is not easy to determine its version as it has been converted to the Charioteer type and back again.
Of the other examples of Cromwell that arrived with the Czechoslovak Armoured Brigade from Dunkirk, three chassis have survived and are in private ownership. In 2005, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the liberation, a beautifully restored Cromwell Mk. V on the chassis of machine no. 188 441.

Netherlands and Belgium

Overloon: A damaged, incomplete Cromwell is on display at the Dutch National Museum of War and Resistance in Overloon. The machine is without the right front tension wheel and with a bullet hole in the rear of the hull. It has WD registration T 183223.
Wilrijk: In Wilrijk, Belgium, near Antwerp, a Cromwell, registration T 121813, stands on a concrete base in front of a block of blocks of flats.

Russia
The legendary tank museum in Kubinka displays a well-preserved Tank Cruiser Mk. VIII Cromwell IV, v. no. T 187888. Due to the fact that the Red Army never used Cromwell tanks, its origin is not entirely clear. It may be a sample delivered as part of the Lend-Lease deliveries. Some sources also state that it is a tank acquired after the end of the war from Czechoslovakia.

Israel:
At least one or two Cromwells (designated Mk. III and Mk. IV[/i]) are preserved in the Israeli Tank Museum in Latrun. One is probably mobile.

Australia
One example is preserved in the Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial and Army Tank Museum. According to the museum's website, it is a Cromwell Mk. I, with a six-pounder gun (57mm).

It is possible that some piece is in private ownership. For example, one specimen was on display during the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Allied landings in Normandy.


Compiled using material from our own collection and from the public websites of the above museums.[/i]
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Československá prestavba na civilný tankový haldový výkopník THV-01.
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Po príchode jednotiek Československej samostatnej obrnenej brigády do vlasti boli niektoré tanky, o.i. aj Cromwell IV zaradené do výzbroje Československej armády. Ich vyraďovanie začalo po roku 1953.

Zdroj : Naše vojsko 1948 č. 6
A27M Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell IV - Cromwell IV s výsadkom. Vojaci sú vyzbrojení nemeckými útočnými puškami StG 44, na hlavách majú  predmníchovské  prilby vz. 32.

Cromwell IV s výsadkom. Vojaci sú vyzbrojení nemeckými útočnými puškami StG 44, na hlavách majú " predmníchovské " prilby vz. 32.
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Cromwell Mk IV in the Czechoslovak army.

Source : Naše vojsko 1949 No. 19
A27M Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell IV - Súčinnosť tankistov a pešiakov na jednom z vojenských cvičení koncom 40.rokov.

Súčinnosť tankistov a pešiakov na jednom z vojenských cvičení koncom 40.rokov.
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Cruiser Tank Mk VIII, Cromwell IV (T190003), Bovington Tank Museum, 2003, 2004 a 2008. Tento tank byl vyroben společností Leyland Motors Ltd. v roce 1943. Tank se ve sbírkách muzea nachází od roku 1949. Vozidlo je vystavováno ve zbarvení stroje sloužícího u 1. polské obrněné divize (1st Polish Armoured Division), která v letech 1944 až 1945 bojovala v severozápadní Evropě.












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Cruiser Tank Mk VIII, Cromwell IV (T190003), Bovington Tank Museum.
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Oorlogsmuseum Overloon, my own photo..
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the Monument and the museum of the Armored corps, Latrun own photo, 2017.
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In dokumente of the gene. Louis SVOBODA som objavil unikátne images machines Cromwell with čs. kokardou on the tower. For stopped worth aj armament equipment drop : sub-machine guns MP 40 and trofejné helmets of the Wehrmacht. Prehliadka sa was held in 1946 in Brno on Benešovej triede, before prizerajúcim ministrom národnej defense of CZECHOSLOVAKIA, gen. SVOBODOM.

Source: Youtube.
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