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My Dad and his Tank

By PAllitt
A picture of my father and his tank crew taken in 1943. He was the driver and is standing 2nd on the right. The tank is a Churchill.
He has carried the original black and white photo in his wallet since it was taken, it is about 2.5" x 1.5". I scanned it and used photoshop to make it into a duo-tone, added a tiny amount of noise for atmosphere.
Edit,
I should add the photograph was taken just before he and rest of his squadron departed for France.

Tags: Transport Tank Black and white Ww11 Churchill tank

Voters: Hop-A-Long, Maiwand, spikemoz and 5 more


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Comments


Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
31 Jul 2007 10:41AM
Excellent work. Well done.
Andy

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Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
31 Jul 2007 11:49AM
Three cheers for all of them !!.
Ron
Brilliant and important historical photograph.
Darren
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 8:20AM
a superb historical record.
Goggz 9 2.3k 72 Wales
6 Aug 2007 11:05PM
Hope they all survived the war!

It's thanks to them, and folks like them, we aren't speaking a foreign language today..... we owe them so much.

Thanks for posting this. It is a sober reminder despite their cheerfulness.

Cheers, Goggz

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