History of War

D-DAY TANK OPERATIONS

March 1943-June 1944

HOBART’S FUNNIES

Unusual tanks are developed by the British 79th Armoured Division for the planned invasion of Normandy. Based on Churchill or Sherman tanks, these armoured vehicles can – among other things – demolish concrete structures, fill trenches, lay matting and clear mines or barbed wire.

April 1943-June 1944

DEVELOPING THE DD TANK

The Duplex Drive (DD) tank is an amphibious M4 Sherman tank. The Sherman is selected after years

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