Road To Victory : News Photo

Road To Victory

August 1944: British Engineers fill the wreck of a German Tiger 1E tank with landmines in order to destroy it, after the allies recaptured the village of Villers-Bocage in Normandy during World War II. The town witnessed a famous victory by German tank commander Michael Wittman in June 1944. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1797 - The Road To Victory - pub. 1944 (Photo by Leonard McCombe/Picture Post/Getty Images)
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August 1944: British Engineers fill the wreck of a German Tiger 1E tank with landmines in order to destroy it, after the allies recaptured the village of Villers-Bocage in Normandy during World War II. The town witnessed a famous victory by German tank commander Michael Wittman in June 1944. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1797 - The Road To Victory - pub. 1944 (Photo by Leonard McCombe/Picture Post/Getty Images)
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Date created:
August 01, 1944
Editorial #:
3312323
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Photographer:
Leonard McCombe / Stringer
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Picture Post
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2,576 x 1,691 px (35.78 x 23.49 in) - 72 dpi - 539 KB
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Picture Post
Barcode:
HJ7071
Object name:
decades/0707/038

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