Churchill AVRE Tank - One Charlie

A British Churchill AVRE tank which stands as a glorious memorial of the landing operations on 6 June 1944. It was unable to bridge a deep culvert on D-Day one hundred yards south of the site and the members of its crew were obliged to escape under enemy fire with very heavy casualties.

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  • Text: Jeroen Koppes
  • Photos: Randy Brandt (1,2), Jeroen Koppes (3) & Jente de Roust (4)