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British Sherman tank Italy Dec 1943 IWM NA 9992

A Sherman tank of 50th Royal Tank Regiment near Caldari, Italy, 17 December 1943

The 50th Royal Tank Regiment (50 RTR) was an armoured regiment of the British Army during the Second World War. It was part of the Royal Tank Regiment, itself part of the Royal Armoured Corps.

It was originally formed as a duplicate of the 44th Royal Tank Regiment, a newly mobilised Territorial Army unit.

Further readingEdit

  • 50th Royal Tank Regiment : the complete history, by Stephen D. Hamilton. Lutterworth, 1996. ISBN 0-7188-2938-7

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