OverviewThe Churchill VII is another significant of the Churchill chassis, occasionally called the Heavy Churchill; this is due to being wider then the regular Churchill's as well as having a significant increase in armour.
The Churchill VII was the last significant variant of the Churchill, being the second most numerous variant in mass production. It was later redesignated to the A42 from 1945 onward.
See Infantry Mk IV, Churchill for variants.
The Churchill VII AVRE was a post war AVRE vehicle based on the Churchill VII which is armed with a 165mm low velocity demolition gun that can fire HESH rounds with approximately 18.1kg of C4.
The Churchill VII Crocodile was a Hobart's Funnies modification of the Churchill VII which had exchanged the hull machine gun for a flamethrower and also carried an armoured trailer towed behind itself for the fuel supply with 1,800 litres of fuel. The Flamethrower could fire up to 110 to 140 meters.
The Churchill VIII is a Churchill VII with a different turret housing a 95 mm howitzer with 47 rounds of ammunition. This follows the trend of other Close support vehicles of the British which uses howitzers intended for infantry close support, capable of attacking enemy troops with high explosive rounds or with smoke rounds to cover friendly troops.
|UK Land Vehicles of WWII|
|Tankettes||Crossley-Martel Tankette • Morris-Martel Tankette|
|Transport & Towing||Crossley BGV • M2 Halftrack • M5 Halftrack (A1 • A2) • M9 Halftrack (M9A1 Halftrack)|
|Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun||Burford Halftrack • 12.7mm M13 MGMC • 12.7mm M14 MGMC • 12.7mm M16 MGMC • 12.7mm M17 MGMC|
|Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun||57mm T48 GMC • 75mm M3 GMC|
|Armoured / Scout / Patrol Cars||AEC Mk I • AEC Mk II • AEC Mk III • Daimler Mk I • Daimler Mk II • Daimler Dingo Mk I • Daimler Dingo Mk IA • Daimler Dingo Mk IB • Daimler Dingo Mk II • Daimler Dingo Mk III|
|Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun||AEC AA|
|Transport & Towing||AEC Matador 0853 • Albion BY3N • Austin 10 • Austin K2/Y • Austin K3/YF • Austin K30 • Chevrolet 1.5 ton • Chevrolet 1311X3 15cwt • Chevrolet 1533X2 30cwt • Chevrolet C8 • Chevrolet Standard 40 • CMP Ford 8cwt • Ford 15cwt • Ford C8A • Ford F30 • Ford WOA2 • Humber FFW • Humber FWD • Humber Staff Saloon • Humber Super Snipe • Willys MB|
|Amphibious Transport & Towing||Terrapin|
|Motorcycles||Ariel W/NG • BSA (W)M20 • Triumph-3HW • Triumph-3SW|