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James Mapham

Given NameJames
CountryUnited Kingdom


ww2dbaseSergeant James "Jimmy" Mapham was a photographer with the AFPU (Army Film & Photographic Unit) Number 5 Unit of the British Army in Europe. He and fellow photographers of his unit followed Allied troops inland from Normandie, France into Berlin, Germany.

Last Major Revision: Jan 2016

Photographs Taken by James Mapham

Sherman Crab flail tank under test with the UK 79th (Experimental) Armored Division Royal Engineers, 27 Apr 1944British troops crouching down on Sword Beach, Normandy, France, 6 Jun 1944
See all 16 photographs by James Mapham

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