Tag Archive | tanks
The Axis forces in Tunisia, North Africa finally surrendered on May 12th, 1943 after more than 3 years of fighting. A month after the surrender Life Magazine (June 14th, 1943 issue) did a photo spread on the aftermath. Below I captured some of the photos from that spread that feature some of the war hardware […]
“A wounded man from the 7th Company approached us from the right and gasped a few heavily charged words. ‘The British have got tanks!’ A cold shiver ran down my spine; the effect of this information on the morale of my men was plain to see. they. who had just been pouring scorn on the […]
This picture is unusual enough to make into my collection of WW2 pics. Italian tanks captured by the Aussies in 1941, hence the “Roo” markings. I’ve always had an interest in Australia’s role in WW2. Great country with great soldiers.