Men of the 2nd Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers, with Achilles tank destroyers in support, advancing along the road to Ferrara, Italy, April 1945
Photograph, World War Two, Italy (1943-1945), 1945.
The Achilles dank destroyer was a converted American M10 Wolverine fitted with a powerful 17-pounder anti-tank gun that was capable of defeating any Axis tank.
From a collection of British official war photographs relating to the 78th Division.
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