D.33.
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      Regiment: 23 Hussars

      Serial No.: D.33.

      Mark: -

      W.D. No.: 335043

      Date: 17 April 1945

      Photo No.: 36

      Figure No.: 30
      11th Armoured Division, Tank Casualties, 1945

      Range: 500 - 600 yards

      Cause of Damage: A.P. (88 mm.) scoop and penetration after ricochet.

      Fire Damage: Confined fire.

      Other tanks involved in same incident:

      Circumstances: Moving slowly down a road, second tank in column when fired at from left flank by ground mounted gun.

      Position of Hit: Projectile scoop the lower rear left hand corner of the turret and then went on and penetrated the roof of the engine compartment.

      Course & Effect of Projectiles: The engine was damaged by the projectile and by the subsequent fire. No obvious path in the engine compartment was found for the projectile. No other internal damage.

      Remarks: Tank seen.

      Fate of Crew: Unhurt
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