The Light Tank M24 was an American light tank used during the later part of WWII and in postwar conflicts including the Korean War and, with the French, in the War in Algeria and the First Indochina War. In British service it was given the service name Chaffee, after the United States Army General Adna R. Chaffee, Jr., who helped develop the use of tanks in the United States armed forces ~
82nd Airborne troops in Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France.....D-day....June 6,1944
In 1945, for the first time, 2 atomic events. The US, UK, and China called for a surrender of Japan in the Potsdam Declaration on 26 July 1945, threatening Japan with "prompt and utter destruction." Japanese government ignored this ultimatum, and the United States deployed two nuclear weapons developed by the Manhattan Project. American airmen dropped "Little Boy" on the city of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945, followed by "Fat Man" over Nagasaki on 9 August. Surrender came on 15 August.
Un groupe de civils accueille une division blindée (à gauche, un char M8 Greyhound) ].Aout 1944 Granville