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'Tanks on the move to Vire over the tank runs', 1944

Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe, 1944.

A column of Sherman tanks, led by a Firefly armed with a 17-pounder, advance towards the town of Vire in Normandy during the break-out battle.

From an album of 211 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1975-03-63-19-2


National Army Museum Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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