flail tank


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flail tank

nMinenräumpanzer m
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He fought the Germans in the Second World War, landing in Normandy in a flail tank to proceed up the beach at walking pace, under fire, to blow up the mines to protect the infantry following behind.
Below, a Sherman Crab Flail Tank outside burning buildings in Arnhem in April 1945, where Edward saw action.
Considering the dearth of text in this format, there is a significant number of typographical errors, mostly misspellings (airborne, flail tank, mulberry, Operation Charnwood) and the improper use of the word "roll" instead of "role." There is at least one major factual error on page 92 when Vansant asserts that the Second Tactical Air Force consisted of Spitfires, Typhoons, Mustangs, Lightnings, and Thunderbolts.
Tanks were loaded: four on the landing deck, a flail tank and a bridge tank plus two artillery tanks, and a further two on a raised platform to enable the artillery to fire at the beach, and off we went again.
Why cannot the government reissue those weapons we had in the last war such as the flail tank to destroy those IEDs that these insurgents are planting underneath the roads and tracks.
Another specialized Hobart vehicle was the Crab, a mine-clearing flail tank. Originally used by the British in North Africa, the Crab featured a rotating drum with chains attached to it.