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Tank flame throwers in action in Holland, 1945

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

A Churchill Crocodile flame-thrower tank burns an enemy position during the advance in the Netherlands. A modified Churchill infantry tank, the Crocodile carried flame fuel in a towed trailer. Its weapon had an effective range of 100 yards. Crocodiles were usually employed in small detachments against strongly dug-in enemy infantry.

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NAM. 1986-11-15-14


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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