Day To The Liberation of Paris

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British Engineers fill the wreck of a German Tiger 1E tank with... News Photo1940-1949,Allied Forces,Archival,Armored Vehicle,Army,August,Battlefield,Black And White,Bomb,Bombing,British Military,D Day,Demolished,Destruction,Examining,Filling,Finance,France,German Culture,Germany,Horizontal,Land Mine,Males,Military,Mode of Transport,Normandy,Politics,Ruined,Tiger,Transportation,Village,War,Weapon,World War IIPhotographer Collection: Picture Post 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)