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Men of 2nd Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, hitch a ride on a flail tank, east of Beringe, Holland, 22 November 1944

Photograph, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945), 1944.

Sherman flail tanks were fitted with revolving chains that made a safe path through a mine-field by deliberately detonating mines in front of the vehicle.

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NAM. 1985-10-134-18


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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