World War 2 – Sherman Tank, destroyed by a shot from Faustpatrone

World War 2 - Sherman Tank


World War 2 Photo – American medium tank M4 “Sherman”, destroyed from Faustpatrone rocket launcher by two soldiers of Hitler Youth, at the crossroads of Karl-Heine-Straße and Zschochersche Straße of the German city of Leipzig.
M4 “Sherman” – the main American medium tank of the period of World War II. M4 “Sherman” Widely used in the US Army in all places of operations, and also in large quantities was supplied to the Allies (primarily Britain and the USSR) under the Lend-Lease program.

 

 

Place of photo: Leipzig, Germany
Date of the photo: April-May 1945

In : 1945

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