Two fast Cruiser Mk IV tanks of a unit of the 1st Royal Tank Regiment demonstrating their speed ...

Place Africa: North Africa, Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk
Accession Number 020889
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Fisher, Thomas
Place made North Africa: Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk
Date made 8 October 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Two fast Cruiser Mk IV tanks of a unit of the 1st Royal Tank Regiment demonstrating their speed across the desert in the Tobruk area as part of their operations in support of the defence of the Tobruk Garrison. Note the unit identification number (24) and the nick-name "Amy" given to the tank by it's crew on the front of the tank on the left.