From the Vault: Damage Done to Tanks by Mortar Fire Video

This short video from the youtube channel PublicResourceOrg shows some WWII footage of troops examining damage caused by mortar fire to some M4 Sherman tanks.   Unfortunately there is no audio to accompany this footage.  The footage is in color rather than the more common black and white film of the era.


  1. It’s damage done by Mortar Fire not Motor fire…the front drive sprocket is at the opposite end of the tank to the engine…


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