Armour destroyed around Caen, 1944

W H J Sale

Armour destroyed around Caen, 1944
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

The wreckage of British and German armour destroyed in the battles around Caen, 1944.

Photograph from an album compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3/4 County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe.

A number of wrecked vehicles at a tank graveyard near Villons-Les-Bruissons. The heavy fighting in Normandy after D-Day so depleted the 3rd and 4th County of London Yeomanry's tank strength that they were merged on 1 August 1944, at Carpiquet.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
100799
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1975-03-63-18-196

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