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A Sherman tank of Probyn's Horse (5th King Edward VII's Own Lancers) in Burma, 1945 (c)

Photograph, World War Two, Far East (1941-1945), 1945 (c).

Part of 255th Indian Armoured Brigade, the Sherman is accompanied by Rajput infantrymen. The Brigade provided armoured support for IV Corps during the Fourteenth Army's 1945 offensive in Burma. Despite logistical difficulties, the Allies were able to deploy large armoured and mechanised forces in Central Burma during their drive to Mandalay.

From a collection of official photographs collected by Major General (later Lieutenant General) Sir Frank Walter Messervy.

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NAM. 1974-09-79-63


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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