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The ‘Funnies’ Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies On D-Day

The ‘Funnies’ Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies On D-Day

Of all the stories of the D-Day invasion, the most heroic—and tragic—involve the waves of Allied soldiers who waded ashore to face the enemy on the beach. Thousands of American, British, and Canadian troops, many simple riflemen, were hurled against beach defences occupying German troops had spent years perfecting. One…