The Canadian crew of the Sherman medium tank “Clanky” in Normandy. The armored vehicle of the commander of squadron “C” from the 29th Canadian armored reconnaissance regiment (also known as South Alberta Regiment) of the 4th Canadian armored division of Captain Dave Currie.
On the tank’s armor, its crew members were stationed: tankmen Gordon Holstrom, Corporal John Lardner and Dick Mitchell.
This Sherman Tank will be lost later in the battles in the area of the Dutch town of Bergen-op-Zum. The photo was published on the cover of the magazine “Liberty” on December 16, 1944.
Location: Calvados, Bayeux, Lower Normandy, France
Date: July 28, 1944
Author: Liberty Magazine