Churchill tanks of the 6th Guards Tank Brigade supported by infantry of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders (seen in windows of the large ruin) drive along a badly damaged street in Kleve, Germany. 12th of February 1945. Montgomery’s 21st Army Group after Operation Market-Garden advanced towards the Rhine. By mid-January 1945 it had reached the Rur. In February the Canadian First Army launched Operation Veritable. Elements of the British XXX Corps entered Kleve on February 11.
A British Army Churchill IV (NA 75) tank of 'A' Squadron, 'The North Irish Horse' attached to the 25th Tank Brigade passing through Via XX Settembre, a narrow street in Montefiore Conca in Rimini, Italy on the 11th September 1944. (© IWM NA 18530)
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The Tank, Infantry, Mk IV (A22) Churchill was the primary heavy infantry tank of the British Army during the first years of the Second World War. Before WWII the British developed tactics against trench warfare and tanks were considered to be the key component in breaking the frontline. The First World War proved to be a static conflict ― both sides would dig in and wait for an attack, which would usually end in a terrible bloodshed and loss of life. The British Army was keen on making the…
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