British Sherman tanks are on Hell’s Highway

Sherman tanks, Hell's Highway

The fifth day of Operation Market Garden. British “Sherman” medium tanks from the Royal Tank Regiment of the 44th Infantry Division of the 30th Corps stand on the Nijmegen-Eindhoven road in the vicinity of the village of Veghel on September 21, 1944.


The 44th Division’s Royal Tank Regiment was supposed to support the 101st Airborne Division in the battle to maintain control of the Nijmegen-Eindhoven road (“Hell’s Highway”), but was progressing very slowly due to constant stops.



Location: Netherlands
Photo date: September 21, 1944

In : 1944

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