A British Sherman VC ‘Firefly’ of ‘C’ Squadron, The Staffordshire Yeomanry, 27th Armoured Brigade in the vicinity of Lebisey Wood, north of Caen, Normandy.  7th -13th of June 1944.

A British Sherman VC ‘Firefly’ of ‘C’ Squadron, The Staffordshire Yeomanry, 27th Armoured Brigade in the vicinity of Lebisey Wood, north of Caen, Normandy. 7th -13th of June 1944.

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The tiger tanks were powerful tanks created by the the Germans. This heavy armoured tank was feared by the Americans and The British because of its power.

The tiger tanks were powerful tanks created by the the Germans. This heavy armoured tank was feared by the Americans and The British because of its power.

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The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I, in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War on the White Russian side, and by the Red Army. Thanks to Walter Wilson's epicyclic gear steering system, it was the first British heavy tank that required only one man to steer it

The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I, in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War on the White Russian side, and by the Red Army. Thanks to Walter Wilson's epicyclic gear steering system, it was the first British heavy tank that required only one man to steer it

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Here is a cross section of a British Mark I tank from 1916. Designers hadn't yet solved the steering problem (slowing and speeding up the tracks) and relied on a pair of guiding wheels attached to the rear. World War 1

Here is a cross section of a British Mark I tank from 1916. Designers hadn't yet solved the steering problem (slowing and speeding up the tracks) and relied on a pair of guiding wheels attached to the rear. World War 1

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Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel's funeral ceremony held in his hometown of Ulm (Württemberg), Mid-day on Wednesday 18 October 1944.

Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel's funeral ceremony held in his hometown of Ulm (Württemberg), Mid-day on Wednesday 18 October 1944.

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Sturmtiger (German: "Assault Tiger") is the common name of a World War II German…

Sturmtiger (German: "Assault Tiger") is the common name of a World War II German…

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A British Grant tank, whose crew has just painted the name 'Atlanta' on its turret, 10 September 1942.

A British Grant tank, whose crew has just painted the name 'Atlanta' on its turret, 10 September 1942.

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British army 1945 Firefly Sherman - with the larger much more capable British 17 pounder main gun - could destroy any German tank and was a much better gun than the standard US gun

British army 1945 Firefly Sherman - with the larger much more capable British 17 pounder main gun - could destroy any German tank and was a much better gun than the standard US gun

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The Comet was the best British tank of WW2. Its 77mm gun fired the same ammunition as the 17 pounder gun from a shell case based on the British WW1 anti aircraft gun. The reduction in velocity did not have a too negative affect on the APDS shot and the Comet could still take on a Tiger or Panther at range.

The Comet was the best British tank of WW2. Its 77mm gun fired the same ammunition as the 17 pounder gun from a shell case based on the British WW1 anti aircraft gun. The reduction in velocity did not have a too negative affect on the APDS shot and the Comet could still take on a Tiger or Panther at range.

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The battalion marking on a Tiger 1 turret

The battalion marking on a Tiger 1 turret

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