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Charred remains of a British soldier of the Royal Sussex Regiment, Amiens, France, 21 May 1940

Caption   Charred remains of a British soldier of the Royal Sussex Regiment, Amiens, France, 21 May 1940 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 146-1973-139-08
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 10 Apr 2011

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
12 Dec 2011 03:10:44 PM

Truly a horrible way to die.
2. Anonymous Nix says:
27 Jun 2012 09:53:31 AM

The worst is, after dying like this, he'll probably be unidentifiable ...
3. Anonymous says:
1 Feb 2013 04:50:28 AM

@ Anonymous Nix Word :-( As the song goes, "and that's how it is for a soldier".
4. Kev Thompson says:
26 Jan 2019 08:23:27 AM

My father was a member of this great regiment at the same time this was taken.
My dad made it home. A lot did not sadly.
Bless them that have given for us.

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