Some D-Day Tidbits
Pictured above is Holy Roller. It is a unique tank that is now a monument in the center of London, Ontario, Canada. The tank is a M4A2 Mk III Sherman from WWII and had landed on Juno beach on the 6th of June 1944. It belonged to the 6th Canadian Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars) and by the end of the war it had lived up to its name. It landed on the beach on D-Day and proceeded to drive over 2500 km, fight in over 14 major battles from France, to Belgium, to Holland, and ended the war in April of 1945 in Germany. It is the only tank in the 6th C.A.R. to survive the entire war, and one of the only crews to survive the war without a casualty. Just some interesting tidbits for thought as we near the 74th anniversary of D-DAY.
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