Description: Formation patch – 6th Armoured Division – World War II
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Comments: Formation patch – 6th Armoured Division – World War II
The 6th Armoured Division was a Second World War, British Army formation, created on 12 September 1940. The unit was initially supplied with Matilda and Valentine Tanks, which were replaced by Crusader tanks and then finally with the M4 Sherman Tank. It participated in the Operation Torch assault landings in Algeria and Morocco in November 1942, and saw its first action as part of V Corps of the First Army in Tunisia. After Tunisia it participated in the Italian Campaign as part of the Eighth Army, and ended the war in Austria, under the command of V Corps.