WWII Colorized: Sherman/Humber

Reblogged from WWII Colorised Photographs A Sherman Tank and (what looks like) a Humber Armoured Car sit on a foggy hilltop road, waiting for the call to advance during the Final Battle for Monte Cassino. Cassino, Italy, 13th May, 1944. Monte Cassino was a hilltop Abbey situated less than 2 kilometres to the west of the…

WWII Colorized: Matilda MkII

Re-blogged from WWII Colorised Photographs The crew of A12 Matilda MkII ‘Defiance’ (T 6849), 4th Royal Tank Regiment, 32nd Army Tank Brigade, take a break during the fighting near Tobruk, Libya. 28 November 1941 After evacuation at Dunkirk the Battalion was re-formed in September 1940. B Squadron was sent to Eritrea, with sixteen Matilda tanks, in…

WWII Colorized: Crusader

Re-blogged from WWII Colorised Photographs A British Crusader tank passes a burning German Panzer IV tank during ‘Operation Crusader’. Cyrenaica (the eastern province of Libya). Late November 1941. Operation Crusader: was a military operation by the British Eighth Army between 18 November–30 December 1941 during the Second World War. The operation relieved the 1941 Siege of…

WWII Colorized: SU-76M

Re-blogged from WWII Colorised Photographs The Battle of Vienna – “Vienna Operation” March 29 – April 13, 1945 A Soviet SU-76M (Samokhodnaya Ustanovka 76) of the 697th (SP ArtReg) Self Propelled Artillery Regiment, 9th (GuMechKps) Guards Mechanised Korps of the 6th Guards Tank Army – drives through Kirchschlag in der Buckligen Welt, Lower Austria. March 29…

WW2 Colorized: Tiger 332

Re-blogged from WWII Colorised Photographs Panzerkampfwagen VI ‘Tiger’, Ausf. E, Sd.Kfz. 181, #332 of 3./Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 (3./s.Pz.Abt.503), stuck in the mud on the banks of a river near the town of Znamenka, Tambovskaya oblast, Soviet Union. October 4 1943. In October 1943, the battalion was in a rest area near Znamenka, where it had time…

WW2 Colorized: Churchill III

Re-blogged from WWII Colorised Photographs A Churchill III tank of ‘Kingforce’ during a break of conflict, the Second Battle of El Alamein, 6th November, 1942. #ChurchillTank #WW2 A crew member removes German signal wire that has become entangled in the tank wheels while the remainder of the crew load up on ammunition. Initially six Churchill III tanks saw…