American artillerymen are firing from an anti-tank gun M5

anti-tank gun M5

American gunners are firing from a 76.2-mm M5 anti-tank gun. The seaside embankment in Saint-Malo, battles against the 77th Infantry Division of the Wehrmacht.

On the photo of the M5 anti-tank gun from the 802rd anti-tank battalion. From July 1 to December 7, 1944, the battalion was attached to the 83rd Infantry Division (Ohio, Thunderbolt).



Location: Saint-Malo, Normandy, France
Date: August 16, 1944
Author: Rodger Hamilton

In : 1944

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked (required)

World War 2 Photos

Second World War (September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945) - war two world military-political coalitions, which became largest armed conflict in mankind's history. World War 2 - 62 from 73 states that existed at that time (80% world's population) participated. [ more ... ]