Tank Destroyer equipped with the British 17-pounder gun used from 1944 onwards. This tank pays tribute to the 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry, which supported the 51st Highland Division during the counter attack of the Battle of the Bulge.

The tank is located on the car park opposite Hôtel du Chalet.

Plaque text:

Achilles Tank Destroyer MK10
Honour and tribute to the
1st Northhamptonshire Yeomanry
who supported the
51st Highland Division
in the liberation of La Roche
on 11th January 1945

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Source

  • Text: Barry van Veen
  • Photos: Randy Brandt (1,2), Frits Kruishaar (3,4) & Barry van Veen (5)