Matilda II on Tarakan

Matilda II on Tarakan
Here we see one Matilda II infantry tank pulling another one out of a tank trap dug by the Japanese on Tarakan Island, off the coast of Borneo. Although the Matilda II was obsolete in Europe well before 1945, it was still a perfectly useful tank in the Pacific, where the best Japanese tanks remained on the Home Islands. Both of these tanks came from the 2/9th Australian Armoured Regiment, which took part in the Tarakan Landings
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (3 November 2018), Matilda II on Tarakan , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_matilda_II_tarakan.html

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