FIAT-Ansaldo CV35 L.f. ‘Lanzallamas compacto’

Kingdom of Italy/Nationalist Spain (1937-1939) Light Flamethrower Tank – 8 Converted In the everlasting quest of improving firepower, some of the tank manufacturing nations came to the conclusion that this could be achieved by equipping tanks with flamethrowers. In the 1930s, Italy decided to improve the firepower of their aging fleet of tanks by this…

Panzerkampfwagen I ‘Lanzallamas’

Nationalist Spain (1936-1939?) Light Flamethrower Tank – 2 Converted The Civil War Heats Up Panzer I ‘Lanzallamas’ is an unofficial name for two Panzer Is which were converted into flamethrower tanks during the early Spanish Civil War. Little is known about the vehicles due to a lack of primary sources, and as a result, there…