An M10 Tank Destroyer in Italy, WWII

Tank destroyer advances along a mountain road, Italy :: Western History

Men from the 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, supported by Achilles 17pdr tank destroyers, wait to go forward near Ferrara, Northern Italy. 22 April 1945 The 17 pounder, Self-Propelled, Achilles was a British variant of the American M10 tank destroyer armed with the powerful British Ordnance QF 17 pounder anti-tank gun in place of the standard 3" (76.2 mm) Gun M7. With a total of 1,100 M10s converted, the 17 pdr SP Achilles was the second most numerous armoured fighting vehicle to see…

Men from the Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, supported by Achilles tank destroyers, wait to go forward near Ferrara, Northern Italy.

ARMOURFAST 99004. WW2 US M10 TANK DESTROYER. 1/72 SCALE – DRUMANDFLAG

ARMOURFAST 99004. WW2 US M10 TANK DESTROYER. 1/72 SCALE – DRUMANDFLAG

M-10 tank destroyers in the Anzio beachhead fighting

The Field Artillery Journal discussed the actions of tank destroyers in the Anzio beachhead fighting - C O N O S C E R E

A Harley Davidson motorcycle and an M10 tank destroyer in Percy, Normandy August 1944

A Harley Davidson motorcycle and an tank destroyer in Percy, Normandy August 1944

German Panther disguised as American M10 Tank Destroyer (Operation Greif).

un char Panther de la Panzer Brigade 150 "maquillé" en Tank-Destroyer

Tanks were an essential part of the Allies' plan to invade the Nazi empire by landing on the beaches of Normandy. Pictured above is an American M10 tank destroyer, evidently named 'Bessie', after making ground in 1944. Colouriser Paul Reynolds said: 'I don't really have a message to convey, the content of the photo does that, however I am glad that by colourising these photos more people are aware of the happenings of World War One and World War Two'

The WW2 war machines that battled for land supremacy across the globe

Tanks were an essential part of the Allies' plan to invade the Nazi empire by landing on the beaches of Normandy. Pictured above is an American M10 tank destroyer, evidently named 'Bessie', after making ground in 1944. Colouriser Paul Reynolds said: 'I don't really have a message to convey, the content of the photo does that, however I am glad that by colourising these photos more people are aware of the happenings of World War One and World War Two'

Two American M10 tank destroyers move up in the Hürtgen Forest area, October 1944.

Two American M10 tank destroyers move up in the Hürtgen Forest area, October 1944.

A US 3rd Armored Division M10 tank destroyer negotiates a narrow alley in St Fromon, France on July 7, 1944. St Fromon was liberated on the same day by the 117th Regiment of the 30th Infantry Division.

July Tank Destroyer from B Company, Tank Destroyer Battalion, Armored Division the day of the liberation of Saint-Fromond by the Infantry Regiment, Infantry Division.

U.S. M10 Tank Destroyer (Wolverine), Normandy 1944

Tank Destroyers disembark onto the beaches of Slapton Sands, England, in training for D-Day. The tank destroyer, formally Gun Motor.

M10 Tank Destoryer equipped with the T1E1 Rhinoceros hedgerow cutter, prior to Operation Cobra, in France, circa mid-July 1944.

Tank Destro yer equipped with the Rhinoceros hedgerow cutter, prior to Operation Cobra, in France, circa mid-July 1944

An Allied M10 tank destroyer driving through the ruins of Rohrwiller, in the far west of France, in February 1945. Three months after this photograph was taken, the Nazis surrendered and the world began to recover from the cataclysm of the Second World War

The WW2 war machines that battled for land supremacy across the globe

An Allied M10 tank destroyer driving through the ruins of Rohrwiller, in the far west of France, in February 1945. Three months after this photograph was taken, the Nazis surrendered and the world began to recover from the cataclysm of the Second World War

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