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Sherman tank of the Irish Guards, on road leading to the Bremen-Hamburg autobahn, 20 April 1945; IWM BU 4162

Object description: Recovery vehicles prepare to tow a Sherman tank of the Irish Guards out of a stream where it landed after collapsing a bridge on the slip road leading to the Bremen-Hamburg autobahn, 20 April 1945. The tank was evenutally recovered undamaged. Catalogue number: BU 4162 Part of: WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION Subject period: Second World War Alternative Names: object category: Black and white Creator: Johnson (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit Category: photographs

Sherman tank of the Irish Guards, on road leading to the Bremen-Hamburg autobahn, 20 April 1945; IWM BU 4162
dbf, Apr 27, 2013
    • Bernard85
      good day dbf,april 27,2013.07:39pm.re:irish guards in iwm images.great photos.the bridge was not built for Sherman tanks.did the sargent survive I did not note any history about him,thank you for posting regards bernard85
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