020889

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number 020889
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Fisher, Thomas (Photographer)
Place made North Africa: Western Desert, Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk
Date made 8 October 1941

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.