Villers-Bocage after the Battle

This wartime film shows black-and-white video of Villers-Bocage after the town’s capture by British troops in August 1944. British engineers search for mines around the wreckage of Tigers and Panzer IVs lost by the Germans in Villers-Bocage. In June 1944, Villers-Bocage was the sight of a famous battle between Michael Wittmann and the Tigers of sSSPzAbt. 501 and the British 7th Armoured Division.

 

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