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Churchill Crocodile Tank

British Churchill Crocodile Tank, towing the flame thrower's fuel in a trailer behind it

Infantrymen of the Edmonton Regiment in a Universal Carrier, using an umbrella to provide some shade, Valguarnera, Italy, July 17, 1943.

Infantrymen of the Edmonton Regiment in a Universal Carrier, using an umbrella to provide some shade... / Des fantassins de l’Edmonton Regiment se trouvant dans un porteur universel utilisent un parapluie pour avoir un peu d'ombre...

Title / Titre : Infantrymen of the Edmonton Regiment in a Universal Carrier, using an umbrella to provide some shade, Valguarnera, Italy, July 17, 1943 / Des fantassins de l’Edmonton Regiment se trouvant dans un porteur universel utilisent un parapluie pour avoir un peu d’ombre à Valguarnera (Italie), le 17 juillet 1943 Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Capt. Frank Royal Date(s) : July 17, 1943 / 17 juillet 1943 Reference No. / Numéro de référence : AMICUS n/a, MIKAN 3534540…

Iinfantryman of 'D' Company, Regina Rifle Regiment, on guard duty in forward post, Normandy, 10 june 1944.

Iinfantryman of 'D' Company, Regina Rifle Regiment, on guard duty in forward post, Normandy, 10 june 1944.

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THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945 Men of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 36th Infantry Division, man a position by the River Mu's weir in anticipation of an enemy counter attack, January 1945.

THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945

SE 2374. Men of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers 36th Infantry Division man a position by the River Mu's weir in anticipation of an enemy counter attack January 1945

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Thanks to Sergeant Graham Humphrey for all his hard work at transcribing these diaries and adding photographs and routine orders in the appropriate places! 1940 War Diary 1941 War Diary 1942 War Di…

Heavy bombers support US Army’s attack into Germany

Each task force had one flail tank. As the flail tanks crested the hill, they passed through our infantry line directly into the minefields. Although the tanks had to contend not only with mines but with an extremely soggy field, they made an initial good showing. The flying chains detonated several mines, and the explosions created additional craters. But finally, due to the combination of the muddy fields and the fact that the horsepower needed to turn the flail took too much power away…

A bridge being layed by a Churchill bridgelayer across the river at Moergestel, 26 October 1944. IWM

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Soldiers of the 45 Commando Royal Marines, attached to 3rd Infantry Division for the assault on Sword Beach, pass through a street of Colleville-sur-Orne, 10 Km NE from Caen, on their way to relieve forces at Pegasus Bridge. Normandy, France. 6 June 1944.

Soldiers of the 45 Commando Royal Marines, attached to 3rd Infantry Division for the assault on Sword Beach, pass through a street of Colleville-sur-Orne, 10 Km NE from Caen, on their way to relieve forces at Pegasus Bridge. Normandy, France. 6 June 1944.

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PREPARATIONS FOR OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

H 37859. Churchill AVRE (Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers) Type C Mark II carpetlayer for laying tracks across soft beaches.

20 Specialist Armored Vehicles of World War Two

The Second World War saw massive numbers of armored vehicles deployed on all sides. While most were tanks, artillery, and transports, there were also lots

Churchill AVRE with Type C Mk2 Bobbin

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events, Second World War / WWII, Netherlands, Arnhem, 17. - 25.9.1944, soldiers of the British 1st Airborne Division - Stock Photo

Stock Photo - events, Second World War / WWII, Netherlands, Arnhem, 17. - 25.9.1944, soldiers of the British 1st Airborne Division (General Urquhart) surrendering, 20.9.1944, photo taken by

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