A rocket fired from a Typhoon of No 181 Squadron, Royal Air Force, on its way towards buildings at Carpiquet airfield during the battle for Normandy. The Canadian 3rd Division took Carpiquet to the west of Caen on 4 July. IWM C 4460
A CHALLENGER---- A CROMWELL WITH THE BRITISH 17 PDR GUN.MOST BRITISH ARMOURED REGIMENTS HAD A SHERMAN FIREFLY IN EACH TROOP,BUT 3 HAD 12 OF THESE EACH.これさえ上手く仕上っていればシャーマンに17ポンド砲を積まずに済んだチャレンジャー。顔を見ただけで末路が予想される。
9 juillet 1944 : un char Sherman et un Universal Carrier progressent dans le secteur de Buron en direction de Caen dans le cadre de l'opération Charnwood
British infantry manning a sandbagged defensive position near El Alamein, July 17, 1942.
War 1939-1945. Front of Normandy. British soldiers during the battle of Caen, 9 on July 20, 1944. RV-398285
Captain M. A. Cardinal of the Canadian army with a captured German soldier near Carpiquet during World War II, 1944. He is one of the first prisoners taken during the Canadian assault on a German airfield in the locality.
I originally done this one about 18mths ago whilst still wearing my L-Plates and was never satisfied with it. Just given it a tidy up. M4 Sherman tanks of the Sherbrooke Fusiliers advancing into Caen, Normandy. 10th July 1944.