Soviet operated Matilda II tanks on the Western Front, 1942

soviet operated matilda tanks ww2

British Matilda II tanks operated by Soviet crewmen (see the recognizable Russian tank hats) advancing through a birch Forest on the Soviet Western Front, sometime in 1942. Exact location is unknown.

The Red Army Western Front was created on 22 June 1941. It spread for 470 kilometers, from the Southern border of Lithuania to the Pripyat River and the Polish Town of Wlodawa.

Book suggestions ⤵️

📖 Matilda Infantry Tank 1938-45 (David Fletcher, 1994)

📖 Panzer Destroyer: Memoirs of a Red Army Tank Commander (Vasiliy Krysov, 2010)

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