T-55 in the Tropics Part 4
This is the last of a series of articles concerning the T-55 main battle tank in use wby the Sri Lanka Army. The columns take place as a conversation between the author and a retired officer of the Armoured Corps who prefers to remain unidentified. The narrator’s recollections are part of an oral history project aimed at preserving the memories of the combatants in Sri Lanka’s long war, without regard to political considerations.
Commanding the beast in combat
As a Tank Commander my job was to control the trio of Driver, Gunner and…