I’ve finally got around to slotting this iconic late war beastie into my stable of WW2 tanks: it’s a Sherman packing the tasty 17pdr gun.
Late June 1944, the 15th Scottish Division had punched a hole in the German defences near Caen, but now found itself attacked on both flanks of the resulting salient. After beating off a Scottish counter-attack the SS kampfgruppe under Albert Frey has resume its advance, with the village of Mouen dead in its sights.
Ah, the new year, a time for navel-gazing and reflection. This is the last post I’ll make in this vein before normal service resumes, I promise. While I’m not overly bothered about hit numbers on this blog (if I was it would be hosted on Blogger like everybody else) I think it can be interesting […]