'Infantry of the Dutch Prinses Irene Brigade riding on 'A' Squadron tanks during the approach to attack Tilburg', Holland, 1944
Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe, 1944.
Infantrymen sit on top of stowage on the rear of Sherman tanks of 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry reached Tilburg, in tandem with the Dutch brigade, on 26 October 1944 after overcoming light German opposition. The regiment lost two tanks to a German 50 mm anti-tank gun.
From an album containing 222 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
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