51st RTR, Churchills, and Naples 1944

Discussion in 'RAC & RTR' started by JackGe, Apr 28, 2020.

  1. JackGe

    JackGe Junior Member

    When the unit shipped off to Italy, did they bring along their Churchills from Tunisia, or were there new vehicles already waiting for them on the Italian mainland?

  2. JackGe

    JackGe Junior Member

    Something interesting going on here, close up of a Churchill from IMW photo set taken in Italy, July 1944:


    The Warpaint series book Vol.4, has the unit mobilization serial listed for 51st RTR as 22164 - obviously different from 36633. Wonder why the difference, vehicles acquired from another unit, they were assigned a new number, or.....

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