The schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 101 arrived in Normandy from Paris on 12 June 1944 after a road march conducted mostly during the night due to the Allied air threat. This is Tiger ‘222’ after arrival in its designated assembly area around Villers-Bocage.
On 28 October 1939. The British RAF had the distinction of having the first pilot to down an enemy aircraft over the British Isles during the war. The bomber crash-landed near the village of Humbie, later dubbed the Humbie Heinkel.
Pershing tank - American heavy tank. This American heavy tank didn't see combat until late in the war, February 1945, where it was introduced in the European Theater. Development was slowed in 1942 because the Sherman tank was evaluated in combat against German Panzer tanks and found to be sufficient.