'Dispersal point short of Gosport', 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) tanks, Operation OVERLORD, June 1944
Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), 1944.
According to the Sharpshooters' war diary the unit moved to the Marshalling Area at Gosport, on the western side of Portsmouth Harbour, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The unit completed the waterproofing of its tanks before embarking on LCTs (Landing Craft Tanks) for the Channel crossing. The following day it went ashore off Mont Fleury La Riviere.
From an album containing 210 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945).
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