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Churchill tanks of 6th Guards Tank Brigade carrying paratroopers of the 17th US Airborne Division, 1945. #WW2

Churchill tanks of Guards Tank Brigade carrying paratroopers of the US Airborne Division,

Churchill tanks of 6th Guards Tank Brigade carrying paratroopers from the American 17th Airborne Division pass through Dorsten in Germany, while an Achilles tank destroyer waits, 29 March 1945.

Churchill tanks of Guards Tank Brigade carrying paratroopers from the American Airborne Division pass through Dorsten in Germany, while an Achilles tank destroyer waits, 29 March

A paratrooper from the American 17th Airborne Division gets a light from a Churchill tank crewman of 6th Guards Armoured Brigade near Dorsten in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. 29th March 1945

A paratrooper from the American Airborne Division gets a light from a Churchill tank crewman of Guards Armoured Brigade near Dorsten in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, of March (Nb. The US paratrooper is wearing a souvenir Wehrmacht belt)

Wellbike with Polish troops (via British army kit) 1944

War Scooter — The Excelsior Welbike Looking more like a mini motorcycle for a child than a piece of military equipment, the Excelsior Welbike was a scooter designed to give British paratroopers extra mobility during World War II.

IWM caption : THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN 1944. Lance Corporals A.Burton and L.Barnett of 6th Airborne Division guarding a road junction near Ranville, 7 June 1944. Each is armed with a Mk V Sten submachine gun. Horsa gliders can be seen in the background.

Lance Corporal A. Burton and Lance Corporal L. Barnett of British Airborne Division at a road junction near Ranville, France, 7 Jun Note Horsa glider in background.

Four men of the 1st Paratroop Battalion, British 1st Airborne Division, took cover in a shell hole outside Arnhem, Netherlands, 17-25 Sep 1944

Four men of the Paratroop Battalion, British Airborne Division, took cover in a shell hole outside Arnhem, Netherlands, September 1944 (Imperial War Museum)

Private Tom J. Phelan of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, 6th British Airborne Division, who was wounded on 16 June 1944 at Le Mesnil, rides his airborne folding bicycle at the battalion’s reinforcement camp; England - 1944, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Private Tom J. Phelan of the Canadian Parachute Battalion, British Airborne Division, who was wounded on 16 June 1944 at Le Mesnil, rides his airborne folding bicycle at the battalion’s reinforcement camp; England - pin by Paolo Marzioli