British forces preparing to come ashore on D-Day – June 6th, 1944

Sherman DD and Sherman BARV vehicles aboard a LCT approaching the coast of France

On June 6th 1944  Sherman tanks and vehicles of 13th/18th Royal Hussars, 27th Armoured Brigade, aboard LCT 610 approaching the coast of France.

The Sherman tank in the foreground (T147161 ’10’ ‘Balaclava’) is a Regimental Head Quarters tank. In front of it is a Sherman BARV (Beach Armoured Recovery Vehicle).

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