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 ...
ID number020889
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original negative nitrate other
MakerFisher, Thomas
Place madeNorth Africa: Western Desert, Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk
Date made8 October 1941
DescriptionTwo 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.