Mould Tools made in 1961, pack Illustration by Ron Jobson, 1975. Enjoy the nostalgia with Airfix Vintage Classics. The Churchill was the standard British infantry tank from 1941. It was not fast but had heavy armour, good firepower and good cross-country performance. The Mk.VII used a 75mm gun and had increased frontal armour. It first saw service in Normandy in 1944. 104 pieces.