April 8, 2016

Even a Tank Crew Needs to Eat!

1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry
1. Tankers of the 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry on August 7, 1944 in Normandy.


4th County of London Yeomanry
2. A tank crew of the 4th County of London Yeomanry preparing their meal.
The action takes place on June 17, 1944 in Normandy. The tankers from left to right are:
Trooper Arthur Nelson, Trooper William Leonard and Sergeant A. Gordon.

The tank crew shares their meal with a French boy
3. A Cromwell crew shares their meal with a French boy. They have named their tank
DOREEN”. The action takes place on September 2, 1944 in the village of Vigncourt.

A Tiger crew consuming their rations
4. The crew of Tiger 332 are consuming their rations in the open.


Photos attribution
1. Wilkes (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Laing (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Mapham J (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
4. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-277-0846-08/Jacob/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons