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British tank "Britannia" taking part in the Victory Loan Parade on Sherbrooke Street. 

Date(s)

19 Nov. 1917

Place

Montréal, Quebec

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-022763
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
M-493
Other accession no.
1964-114 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-022763
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

"Britannia" is a British Mk. IV female tank that took part in the Battle of Arras where it destroyed four machine gun positions, and helped take 395 prisoners and repulse two German counter-attacks. It was shipped to North America to help sell war bonds, and is preserved as "Liberty" in the United States.

Series title
Victory Loan Campaign

Subject heading

1. HISTORICAL EVENTS - 1917 - NOV.
2. Streets. Montréal (Québec)
3. CROWDS.
4. Sports & Amusements - Parades.
5. Buildings, structures, etc. Montréal (Québec)

Government

Other system control no.

3194654