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M4A3 Sherman Tank "Bourg La Reine"

The tank "Bourg La reine" was one of the most famous tanks of the 3me Escadre, 12me Régiment de Cuirassiers de la 2me Divison Blindée (Division "Leclerc"). She was taken out on 22 November, 1944, at the liberation of Phalsbourg at the spot where it still stands today. Located at the freeway A4 near the exit Phalsbourg.

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  • Text: Kees Jan Koster
  • Photos: Peer Franken

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