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British 6th Guards Armoured Brigade

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  1. formed in 1941 as the 6th Guards Armoured Brigade when Great Britain was under the threat of invasion and more armoured formations were required, permission was granted from King George VI and the Colonels of the Regiments involved and over the summe

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 21, 2009
  2. In 1942 all British armoured divisions were reorginised to have one armoured brigade and one motor brigade

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  3. The 6th Guards Armoured became an independant tank brigade being renamed as the 6th Guards Tank Brigade

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  4. The brigade now equipped with the Churchill tank , served in the North West Europe Campaign landing in Normandy on July 20 , 1944

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  5. They went onto take part in Operation Bluecoat , Operation Veritable finally ending the war at Lubeck on the Baltic Sea where they captured a U-boat

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  6. Churchill as used by the 6th Guards Tank Brigade in Normandy 1944
    Churchill as used by the 6th Guards Tank Brigade in Normandy 1944

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