The Evolution of British/Commonwealth Armoured Divisions and Tank Brigades


The following are pages that include charts with explanatory notes illustrating the evolution of the basic organization of the British armoured division, armoured brigade and army tank brigade during WWII. As Canadian army formations were closely intertwined with their British counterparts, they adopted virtually the same organizational stucture. The reader will undoubtedly identify areas of conflict between theoretical Establishments and those actually put in practise.


The Evolution of the Army Tank Brigade

The Evolution of the Armoured Division

The Evolution of the Armoured Brigade


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