October 26, 2014

T-17E1 Staghound

The Staghound was a US made armored car. It was armed with a 37mm gun and two machine guns. It was used by the British army under the Lend-Lease Agreement. 

1. British troops liberating Brussels on 4 September 1944. 


In Italy
2. In Italy on 13 July 1944.

At Normandy
3. In Normandy on 26 July 1944.

At Normandy
4. In Normandy on 27 July 1944.

Crossing the Seine river
5. Crossing the Seine river in Elbeuf on 28 August 1944.

At Ghent
6. In Ghent on 8 September 1944.

Staghound with Lulu mine detecting equipment
7. A Staghound with Lulu mine detecting equipment.

AEC Mk III and Staghound armored cars
8. AEC Mk III and Staghound armored cars on 20 September 1944. 
The AEC Mk III armored car was armed with a 75mm gun.

At Hochwald
9. Towards Hochwald on 2 March 1945.

At Gudow
10. in Gudow on 2 May 1945.

At Kiel
11. In Kiel on 8 May 1945.


Photos attribution
1. Hardy, Bert, No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Johnson (Sgt), No 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
3. No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Wilkes (Sgt), via Wikimedia Commons
4. Mapham J (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
5. Harold G. Aikman (Department of National Defence), via Wikimedia Commons
6. Johnson (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
7. Wikimedia Commons
8. Laing (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
9. Jack H. Smith (Department of National Defence), via Wikimedia Commons
10. Laing (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
11. Handford (Lt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons