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Matilda Scorpion - British FlailTank, WWII

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Matilda Scorpion flail tank

Matilda Scorpion Flail Tank

The Scorpion variant had a Matilda chassis with a mine flail mounted on it. The mine flail was a device that deliberately detonated mines in front of the vehicle that carried it, in order to make a safe path through a mine-field. Photo source: IWMCollections IWM Photo No.: E 18868.