British soldiers follow tanks advancing; Shermans fire and enter a village in France during World War II.
France Date:1944, June Duration:3 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
During "Operation Epsom". British and German forces battle in France during World War 2. Tanks move out at dawn. British soldiers in tanks. The soldiers and Sherman tanks in action. Smoke rises in the background due to firing. Shermans fire. Explosion and smoke rises in the far background. An M10 Tank Destroyer and Sherman Firefly fire. British soldiers stand near the tank. Sherman tanks fire at the 12th SS Panzer Division and advance. A soldier looks through binoculars. The tanks fire. British infantry advance in a wooded area. British soldiers follow advancing tanks. Soldiers carry guns and shells. A soldier speaks into a radio. Tanks advancing. A tank from the 23rd Hussars at approximately mark 1:46. A wrecked German Panther tank in the foreground. Footage at junction of the D139 and the D173a. This is the junction of the road from Fontenay to Grainville (D139) and the road from Tessel to Cheux(D173a). A dead German soldier. British Sherman Firefly and soldiers advance. The soldiers fire upon enemy tanks and positions. Another dead German soldier. Two soldiers in prone position fire a gun. British troops enter a village. Clip includes including footage of German Panzer Regt. 12 and the British 49th West Riding Division.
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