The BT-7 was a Soviet light tank put into service in 1932. It served from the Spanish Civil War until the end of the Second World War and was one of the most produced Soviet light tanks of WW2 at a total of roughly 5,700 units. BT stands for "Bistrokhodny Tank", literally fast tank.
Describe the history of the creation and combat usage of the vehicle family in more detail than in the introduction. Be sure to reference text and sources by using
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