A22 Churchill AVRE

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Caption: 
The Churchill AVRE (Armored Vehicle Royal Engineers) mounted a 290mm spigot mortar that had to be loaded externally, very dangerous to the user. Nevertheless this vehicle was much in demand as the Allies breached the Siegfried Line in 1945.
Caption Written By: 
Jason McDonald
Date Photographed: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006
City: 
Duxford
State/Province/Oblast: 
Cambridgeshire
Country: 
England