Type 97 Tankette abandoned in Burma

Type 97 Tankette abandoned in Burma
This picture shows a Japanese Type 97 Tankette abandoned undamaged close to Taungup, Burma, during the fighting in 1945. The leaning figure of the Allied soldier gives a good idea of the small scale of the tankette.
Japanese Tanks, 1939-45, Steven J. Zaloga, Osprey New Vanguard 137. A well written and illustrated look at the tanks produced for the Japanese army from the late 1920s to the end of the Second World War. This is a good overview of this neglected subject, looking at both the development of their tanks and their use in combat. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (26 August 2008), Type 97 Tankette abandoned in Burma , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_type_97_tankette_burma.html

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