THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45
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- object name: Official photograph
- object name: Portrait photograph (vehicle)
- object category: Black and white
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A Cromwell Mk IV of No. 2 Squadron, 2nd (Armoured Reconnaissance) Battalion, Welsh Guards, at Pickering in Yorkshire, 31 March 1944, displays its speed during an inspection by Winston Churchill. The tank is named 'Blenheim'. This tank was the mount of Major John Ogilvie Spencer, commanding No. 2 Squadron, and later killed in Belgium on 9 September 1944.
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