The D-Day Story Collection


A photograph of a Churchill AVRE (Armoured Vehicle, Royal Engineers) tank of 79th Armoured Division at the top of a landing craft ramp, about to unload in Normandy. It was possibly taken after D-Day rather than on the day itself. The tank has the number T 172158/C. Part of a collection of documents (mainly photographs) compiled by Lieutenant Phillips William Doleman Winkley relating to his service on Landing Craft, Tank (LCT) 979, part of 41st LCT Flotilla.

Location: In store, can be viewed by appointment

Rights holder: Portsmouth City Council

Reference: 1993/14/21