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The real Fury.  Some American soldiers are mounted on a Sherman Firefly tank , named "Fury". The Firefly tank was a detect response to the Tiger 1 tank which was a big threat to normal Sherman's. the only difference was the Firefly was equipped with a much more powerful 76mm gun. France 1944  Pc: @the_last_great_war

The real Fury. Some American soldiers are mounted on a Sherman Firefly tank , named "Fury". The Firefly tank was a detect response to the Tiger 1 tank which was a big threat to normal Sherman's. the only difference was the Firefly was equipped with a much more powerful 76mm gun. France 1944 Pc: @the_last_great_war

A Sherman Firefly and other vehicles in the village of Putanges, 20 August 1944.

A Sherman IC Firefly probably with the British Armored Division, in the town of Putanges, 20 August 1944

Sherman Firefly tank and crew, 'C' Squadron, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), North West Europe, 1944 (c) | Online Collection | National Army Museum, London

Sherman Firefly tank and crew, 'C' Squadron, County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), North West Europe, 1944 (c)

Sherman Firefly Vc T-148599 named "Fort Hope". Possibly after the native reservation in Ontario. Frame from British Pathé FILM ID:1990.04 at 6:14 minutes. Footage of Operation Totalize (AKA Totalise) taken near Cintheaux.

Sherman Firefly Vc named "Fort Hope". Possibly after the native reservation in Ontario. Frame from British Pathé FILM at minutes. Footage of Operation Totalize (AKA Totalise) taken near Cintheaux.

Sherman Firefly was a British adapted Sherman with a 17 pounder gun which improved the tank firepower immensely and it could destroy German armour.

British infantry and Sherman tanks wait to advance at the start of Operation 'Goodwood', Normandy, 18 July

A hull down Sherman Firely was more than a match for any armor fielded by the Germans in Normandy. Panzermen soon learned to take on the Fireflys early.

A hull down Sherman Firely was more than a match for any armor fielded by the Germans in Normandy. Panzer crews soon learned to take on the Fireflys early.