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Private Stanley Rodgers of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, who holds a PIAT anti-tank weapon, resting north of the Conca River en route to Rimini. September, 1944, Rimini, Italy.

Private Stanley Rodgers of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, who holds a PIAT anti-tank weapon, resting north of the Conca River en route to Rimini. September, 1944, Rimini, Italy.

Troops of British King's Shropshire Light Infantry regiment resting next to a Sherman tank of British 3rd Royal Tank Regiment France 15 August 1944.

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Troops of British King's Shropshire Light Infantry regiment resting next to a Sherman tank of British 3rd Royal Tank Regiment France 15 August 1944.

Infantry and Bren gun carriers of the 5th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment pass through a village during 3rd Division exercises near Christchurch in Dorset, 12th March 1941

THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-1945

H 7971. Infantry and Bren gun carriers of the 5th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment pass through a village during 3rd Division exercises near Christchurch in Dorset 12 March 1941

American Tank M4 «Sherman" 1st Armored Division, U.S. street Ponsacco in Northern Italy

American Tank M4 «Sherman" 1st Armored Division

American Tank M4 «Sherman" 1st Armored Division, U.S. street Ponsacco in Northern Italy

Personnel from the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery near Cattolica, Italy, September 1944. PHOTO: SGT. ELLIS KERR, NATIONAL DEFENCE/LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA193162 The strategic purpose of the Allied attack on the Gothic Line in Italy in August 1944 was to engage the enemy and prevent the transfer of German divisions to France or the eastern front....

Battling Beyond The Gothic Line: Army, Part 81 - Legion Magazine

Personnel from the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery near Cattolica, Italy, September 1944. PHOTO: SGT. ELLIS KERR, NATIONAL DEFENCE/LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA193162 The strategic purpose of the Allied attack on the Gothic Line in Italy in August 1944 was to engage the enemy and prevent the transfer of German divisions to France or the eastern front. […]

The Final Embarkation: Three US Navy LCTs (Landing Craft Tank) of either 1st or 29th US Infantry Divisions loaded with men and equipment at Portland.

0415: Eisenhower postpones D-Day

The weather got progressively worse from midday, having been lovely at 0415 making the decision to postpone more difficult. As the day went on the forecast became more fully justified. Force U had a bad time regaining shelter & will have suffered great discomfort. No enemy reactions.

A 17-pdr anti-tank gun of 64th Anti-Tank Regiment (Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry), dug-in in Tunisia 20 February 1943.

A 17-pdr anti-tank gun of 64th Anti-Tank Regiment (Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry), dug-in in Tunisia 20 February 1943.

The Cdn 1st Division soldiers, Red Patch Devils, were now veterans in Canada’s first successful army ground campaign of the war. In their concentration area near Lentini, Cdn troops spent the remainder of August recuperating from the gruelling campaign and preparing for the next. PHOTO: Bristly veteran Sgt. H.E. Cooper of 48th Highlanders of Canada (Toronto) in the Sicilian heat. (Photo by Jack Smith, LAC a130215)

The Cdn 1st Division soldiers, Red Patch Devils, were now veterans in Canada’s first successful army ground campaign of the war. In their concentration area near Lentini, Cdn troops spent the remainder of August recuperating from the gruelling campaign and preparing for the next. PHOTO: Bristly veteran Sgt. H.E. Cooper of 48th Highlanders of Canada (Toronto) in the Sicilian heat. (Photo by Jack Smith, LAC a130215)

De Havilland Mosquito PR Mk IX of No. 1409 (Meteorological) Flight based at Wyton Huntingdonshire November 1944.

De Havilland Mosquito PR Mk IX of No. 1409 (Meteorological) Flight based at Wyton Huntingdonshire November 1944.

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

BU 3164. A street in the German town of Lingen crowded with lorries carriers and armoured cars 6 April 1945.