October 4, 2014

Deurne, 26 September 1944

The British 11th Armoured Division on 26 September 1944 passed through Deurne, Holland, while advancing towards Gemert.

Sherman Firefly
1. A Sherman Firefly in the front.


Universal carriers
2. Universal carriers. 

Sexton 25-pdr self-propelled guns
3. Sexton 25-pdr self-propelled guns. 

Infantry and carriers
4. Infantry and carriers.

Shermans of the 23rd Hussars
5. Shermans of the 23rd Hussars. 
The bull in the left-front of the Sherman was the insignia of the 11th Armoured.


Photos attribution
Laing (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons