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A Centaur IV close support version) tank of the Royal Marine Armoured Support Group churns up a cloud of dust on the advance near Tilly-sur-Seulles on June Original pin by Paolo Marzioli

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in 1944. Centaur IV tank with 95mm howitzer from Royal Marine Armoured Support Group

Crew members rest alongside a Cromwell tank of Armoured Brigade HQ, Armoured Divsion, 15 June

THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN 1944

B 5598. Crew members rest alongside a Cromwell tank of 22nd Armoured Brigade HQ 7th Armoured Divsion 15 June 1944.

British tanks and infantry ready for Operation Goodwood, July Although not as successful as Montgomery had hoped it did tie down German units that were unable to be switched to the American main attack on July Operation Cobra. Cromwell Tank, British Army, British Tanks, Military Armor, Patton Tank, Armored Fighting Vehicle, Ww2 Tanks, War Machine, Military History

British Cromwell tanks assembled for Operation Goodwood, the attempted breakout from the D Day beachhead in July 1944. The operation was a tactical failure but a strategic success: the Germans used the bulk of their Armour in Normandy to contain it, leaving little to oppose the US Operation Cobra, which broke out a few days later.

A Cromwell tank of Armoured Division, Normandy, 30 July

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

B 8183. A Cromwell tank of 7th Armoured Division 30 July 1944.

A Cromwell tank of Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Armoured Division, driving through Vassy, France, 15 August Churchill, Canadian Army, British Army, British Tanks, Cromwell Tank, D Day Normandy, Tank Armor, Military Armor, Military Pictures

The Gordon Highlanders push forward in Normandy

AUG 15 1944 The Gordon Highlanders push forward in Normandy A Cromwell tank of 2nd Northamptonshire Yeomanry, 11th Armoured Division, driving through Vassy, 15th August 1944. 11th Armoured was making good progress at this time, advancing south as part of VIII Corps on the British right flank. At the end of the month 2nd NY was disbanded and most of its tanks and crews posted to 7th Armoured Division. Its place in 11th Armoured Division was taken over by 15th/19th King’s Royal Hussars

A Cromwell tank crewman of Armoured Division prepares a brew alongside an adopted German calf 8 March

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-1945

B 15448. A Cromwell tank crewman of 11th Armoured Division prepares a brew alongside an adopted German calf 8 March 1945.

A Cromwell tank at Armoured Brigade workshops, Armoured Division, Villers Bocage, 13 August

A Cromwell tank at 22nd Armoured Brigade workshops, 7th Armoured Division, Villers Bocage, 13 August 1944.

A Welsh Guards Cromwell Tank in 1944 (not Lord Griffiths')

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A Welsh Guards Cromwell Tank in 1944 (not Lord Griffiths')

A27M Cromwell

A27M Cromwell

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Cruiser Tank Mark VII "Cromwell "VI in running condition

The Cromwell was a WWII British Cruiser tank propelled by a Rolls-Royce Meteor engine. Cromwell Tank, Armored Fighting Vehicle, Military History, Rolls Royce, Marines, Military Vehicles, Ww2, Army, Tanks

A27M Cromwell cruiser tank (1943)

The Cromwell was a WWII British Cruiser tank propelled by a Rolls-Royce Meteor engine. Saw service in Western Europe and in Korea

Cromwell tanks of Northamptonshire Yeomanry advance near Escoville during Operation 'Goodwood', 18 July Normandy Ww2, D Day Normandy, Normandy France, Cromwell Tank, British Army, British Tanks, History Online, War Image, Military Pictures

The British Army's Largest Tank Battle in 25 Stunning Images

The British Army's Largest Tank Battle in 25 Stunning Images

Bundesarchiv Bild Villers-Bocage, zerstörter Cromwell-Panzer - Category:Battle of Villers-Bocage - Wikimedia Commons

Panzer Ace | Wittmann enters the town

Having destroyed the three M3A3 Stuarts belonging to the 4CLY’s Reconnaissance Troop at the Tilly Junction, Michael Wittmann was confident that there were more rich pickings to come. The enemy had been clearly been shaken by the speed and ferocity of the Tiger’s attack; so long as this situation continued, Wittmann held the advantage. With … Continue reading Wittmann enters the town →