D day - Normandy

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British Churchill Crocodile flamethrower tank, France One of the 'funnies' developed by Maj Gen Percy Hobart to support the invasion, it had a short range, and generally it was found that bunker crews would surrender after a few sighting shots.

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

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…

History Discover Captured German officer leaving the Hotel Royal in Metz France under guard of U. History World History Military History World War Ii German Soldiers German Army Press Photo War Machine Vietnam War

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Unidentified infantryman of "D" Company, Regina Rifle Regiment on guard duty in forward post, Normandy, France, 10 June Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, British Army, Ww2 Pictures, Military Pictures, History Photos, Us History, D Day Normandy, Normandy France

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

Somewhere in Europe a Sherman tank fitted with a chain flail clears the road of mines, c. 1944 [[MORE]] “ A mine flail is a vehicle-mounted device that makes a safe path through a mine-field by.

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THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945 Men of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Infantry Division, man a position by the River Mu's weir in anticipation of an enemy counter attack, January Burma Campaign, Canadian Soldiers, Army Infantry, Man Of War, History Online, Military Diorama, Army & Navy, British Army, British Soldier

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

The crew of a Sherman tank of the Westminster Dragoons County of London Yeomanry) repairing damage to one of its suspension units caused by an anti-tank shell, 7 June Ww2 History, Military History, Story Of The World, Second World, Gi Joe, Westminster, Operation Market Garden, British Armed Forces, Ww2 Pictures

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 The River, Churchill, Diorama, D Day Normandy, Operation Market Garden, Royal Engineers, Ww2 Pictures, Armored Fighting Vehicle, British Army

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

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Royal Marine Commandos attached to Division for the assault on Sword Beach move through Colleville-sur-Orne on their way to relieve forces at Pegasus Bridge, Normandy, 6 June 1944 Military Photos, Military History, Ww2 History, British History, D Day Normandy, Normandy France, Normandy Ww2, British Commandos, Marine Commandos

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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Churchill AVRE (Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers) Type C Mark II carpetlayer for laying tracks across soft beaches. IWM (Churchill was the name of the tank) Churchill, Ww2 Pictures, Military Pictures, Battle Of Normandy, Military Engineering, Normandy Beach, Funny Tanks, Royal Engineers, Ww2 Tanks

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.

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Churchill AVRE with Type C Mk2 Bobbin

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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 Us Army Vehicles, Armored Vehicles, Diorama, D Day Normandy, Funny Tanks, Ww2 Tanks, Military Equipment, Car Engine, Aberdeen

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

Stock Photo - events, Second World War / WWII, Netherlands, Arnhem, - soldiers of the British Airborne Division (General Ur

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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