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A27M Cromwell tank on gunnery trials, England, United Kingdom, circa early 1943Newly constructed Centaur tanks in a staging area in Slough near London, United Kingdom, before being shipped to field units, Mar 1943
A27M Cromwell tank on gunnery trials, England, United Kingdom, circa early 1943Newly constructed Centaur tanks in a staging area in Slough near London, United Kingdom, before being shipped to field units, Mar 1943
LST unloading a Cromwell tank onto Sword beach, Normandy, France, 7 Jun 1944Vehicles of 4th County of London Yeomanry, UK 7th Armored Division moving inland from Gold Beach, Normandy, France, 7 Jun 1944; note Cromwell tank leading the column
LST unloading a Cromwell tank onto Sword beach, Normandy, France, 7 Jun 1944Vehicles of 4th County of London Yeomanry, UK 7th Armored Division moving inland from Gold Beach, Normandy, France, 7 Jun 1944; note Cromwell tank leading the column
One of the 250 armored bulldozer variant of Cruiser Mk VII Centaur tank, date unknown; also one of the A Cromwell tank and jeep of 10 PSK, Polish 1st Armored Division passing an abandoned German PaK 43/41 gun during Operation Totalize, France, 8 Aug 1944
One of the 250 armored bulldozer variant of Cruiser Mk VII Centaur tank, date unknown; also one of the 'Hobart's Funnies'A Cromwell tank and jeep of 10 PSK, Polish 1st Armored Division passing an abandoned German PaK 43/41 gun during Operation Totalize, France, 8 Aug 1944
Cromwell tanks of GuardA Cromwell tank guarding a bridge over the Elbe River, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945
Cromwell tanks of Guard's Armoured Division, British XXX Corps driving along 'Hell's Highway' toward Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 20 Sep 1944A Cromwell tank guarding a bridge over the Elbe River, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945
Cromwell tanks of British 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945Cromwell tank crew of C Squadron, 5th Royal Tank Regiment in Hamburg, Germany, 4 May 1945; the man sitting on the tank was a Russian former POW who had been fighting alongside the crew
Cromwell tanks of British 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945Cromwell tank crew of C Squadron, 5th Royal Tank Regiment in Hamburg, Germany, 4 May 1945; the man sitting on the tank was a Russian former POW who had been fighting alongside the crew
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