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Jeanne d'Arc M4A4 Sherman tank

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  • Nom
    Jeanne d'Arc M4A4 Sherman tank
  • Date
    1944-08-25
  • Lieu
    MARSEILLE
  • Contribution
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  • ID
    1894.2007

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Jeanne d'Arc M4A4 Sherman tank
Jeanne d'Arc M4A4 Sherman tank

The Sherman M4A4 tank Jeanne d'Arc was hit by an incendiary grenade on August 25, 1944 during the liberationof Marseille.
Georges Latour and Antoine Riquelme managed to extricate themselves from the burning tank, but three men lost their lives.

In memory of the crew of the Jeanne D'Arc tank of the 2nd Squadron of the 2nd Cuirrassiers Regiment who fell on August 25, 1944 for the liberation of Notre Dame de la Garde

☨ Maréchal des Logis André Keck
☨ 1st Class Roger Guillot
☨ 2nd Class Clément Maurice

Photo credit Robert Valette

 
Jeanne d'Arc M4A4 Sherman tank
Crédit photo Robert Valette.
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Jeanne d'Arc M4A4 Sherman tank

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