THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA 1942

Catalogue number
  • E 18830
Department
Photographs
Part of
Subject period
Alternative names
  • object name: Official photograph
  • object category: Black and white
Creator
Category
photographs

© IWM (E 18830)

Purchase & License
Object description

A knocked-out Churchill III among abandoned Italian M13/40 tanks at El Alamein, 2 November 1942. The Churchill was one of six rushed to the front line and placed under control of 7th Motor Brigade, 1st Armoured Division, in time for Montgomery's offensive at El Alamein. The group was named Kingforce after its commander, Major Norris King MC.

Associated events
Associated themes

IWM Non Commercial Licence

The media for this item are free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Video, sound and images can be embedded with the code we offer here, and images can also be downloaded.

By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © IWM (E 18830)

  • Download this item
    Embed HTML
    Embed BBCode