Brian Andersen

Brian Andersen

Brian Andersen
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WWI & WWII Military Historian. — stukablr:   Hans, what the hell did you shot down...

WWI & WWII Military Historian. — stukablr: Hans, what the hell did you shot down...

Be this guy.

Be this guy.

Normandy 1944.

Normandy 1944.

29th Division on Omaha Beach, June 1944

29th Division on Omaha Beach, June 1944

"Navy Aid Station." (D-day) Corpsmen await business on a French invasion beach. 2nd Naval Beach Battallion, Utah Beach. World War 2. European Theater.

"Navy Aid Station." (D-day) Corpsmen await business on a French invasion beach. 2nd Naval Beach Battallion, Utah Beach. World War 2. European Theater.

Notre Dame de Cenilly, France - A French farmer offers cider to American soldiers - 28 July 1944

Notre Dame de Cenilly, France - A French farmer offers cider to American soldiers - 28 July 1944

US attack

US attack

This intersection, several mile North of Carentan, originally got it's name from the fact that on 7 June, 1944, a American light tank (M-5) of Company 'D', 70th Tank Battalion, was knocked-out nearly in front of the large house and sat there for days afterward. The burned body of the tank commander could still be seen in the turret, and soldiers started to use it as a reference point, saying, "go to the corner where the dead man is in the tank". This was soon shortened to 'Dead Man's…

This intersection, several mile North of Carentan, originally got it's name from the fact that on 7 June, 1944, a American light tank (M-5) of Company 'D', 70th Tank Battalion, was knocked-out nearly in front of the large house and sat there for days afterward. The burned body of the tank commander could still be seen in the turret, and soldiers started to use it as a reference point, saying, "go to the corner where the dead man is in the tank". This was soon shortened to 'Dead Man's…

Sherman con rostro Anti bocage

Sherman con rostro Anti bocage

Two Sherman tanks of 6th Royal Tank Regiment in action against German machine-gun positions on the walls of San Marino, 19 September 1944.

Two Sherman tanks of 6th Royal Tank Regiment in action against German machine-gun positions on the walls of San Marino, 19 September 1944.