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UNIQUE ID 543: VALENTINE BRIDGELAYER

Kubinka NIIBT Research Collection - Foreign Vehicles, Kubinka, Russia

(Location: Hall 5: British and American Tanks)


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Unique ID: 543
Added to Database: September 2008
Last Edited: September 2008
Type (ID): Valentine (3835)
Model (ID): Valentine Bridgelayer (3835)
Location Category (ID): Kubinka NIIBT Research Collection - Foreign Vehicles (2130)
Location (ID): Hall 5: British and American Tanks (2130)
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Location History:
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1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Primary manufacturer of base vehicle)
2: Southern Railways – Eastleigh, England (Conversion from tank to bridgelayer 1944)
3: Kubinka NIIBT Research Collection - Foreign Vehicles, Kubinka, Moscow Oblast, Russia (Current location)


The Valentine Bridgelayer was used by the British Army in Italy, north-west Europe and Burma. Some were also supplied to Russia, and clearly this was one of those vehicles.

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1: Front left view

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 608
Added: 28 September 2008
Filename: Scan_Val...
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