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Brit paras near Wolfheze, Arnhem






Arnhem garrison commander General Friedrich Kussin after running into ambush by into Brit paras





His driver copped it at the same time-

 

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If they ever did come back and dont occupy a little corner of some French field.
True... I was thinking best case scenario... in their defense, they were probably hamming it up for the propaganda press photo guy anyway :)
"Cheeful lads -- go kick some Jerry backside and be back in blighty for Christmas!"
 

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An allied soldier thrusts the plunger of an explosive mechanism that will blast a bridge to delay the Nazi advance, in the Leuven region of Belgium, on June 1, 1940, before this area fell to the Germans.

 

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British Infantrymen in position in a shallow trench near Bardia, a Libyan Port, which had been occupied by Italian forces, and fell to the Allies on January 5, 1941, after a 20-day siege.

 

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A wounded German officer, found in the Egyptian desert during the first two days of a British offensive, is guarded by a sentry while awaiting backup, on November 13, 1942.

 

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Wildly enthusiastic citizens of Tunis greet the victorious allied troops who occupied the city. A British tankman gets a personal welcome from a Tunis resident in Tunisia, on May 19, 1943.

 
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