Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Special Number 10. First eBook Edition, 2016. Tenth in the Special series of the World War 2 In Review journal. Pictorial overview with 387 photos, drawings and illustrations of these French tanks that saw service prior to and during World War II: (1) Char B1 heavy tank manufactured before World War II. (2) Char D1 was a pre-World War II French infantry tank. (3) Char D2 was an upgraded version of the D1. (4) Char 2C, also known as FCM 2C, was a French super-heavy tank developed, although never deployed, during World War I, which was the largest operational tank ever taken into production, and they were used mostly for propaganda purposes during the early months of World War II.