A lend-lease Churchill IV #505 of the 48th Separate Guards Breakthrough Tank Regiment, Kursk 1943

A lend-lease Churchill IV #505 of the 48th Separate Guards Breakthrough Tank Regiment, Kursk 1943

A lend-lease Churchill IV #505 “For Soviet Ukraine” of the 48th Separate Guards Breakthrough Tank Regiment, Kursk July 1943

January 21, 1943 in the newspaper “Pravda” reported the collection of 22 million rubles by the troops of the South-Western front. These funds were used to buy 21 Mk. IV “Churchill” tanks, which were manned by the 48th GBTR, which took part in the battle of Kursk.


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A lend-lease Churchill IV #505 of the 48th Separate Guards Breakthrough Tank Regiment, Kursk 1943

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