This Day in History: 1944-07-10

Normandy Bridgehead. While supporting an infantry attack at Colombelles, Caen, two troops of A Squadron, 148 Regt RAC (formerly 9th Loyals) engaged by German Panzer IV and Tiger 1 tanks. One Sherman scores 6 hits on a Tiger and stops it firing, but 9 out of 10 Shermans are knocked out.