The 23rd of March History Calendar

DD Tanks cross The Rhine
© IWM (BU 2172)

On this day 72 years ago in 1945, Sherman Duplex Drive Amphibious Tanks crossed the River Rhine in Germany, as part of Operation Plunder. Training for this operation was carried out on .

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.