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King George VI of the United Kingdom knighting Oliver Leese in the field, Italy, 26 Jul 1944

Caption   King George VI of the United Kingdom knighting Oliver Leese in the field, Italy, 26 Jul 1944 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   4700-39 NA 17215
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George VI   Main article  Photos  
Oliver Leese   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 26 Jul 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 9 Jan 2013

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United Kingdom Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
24 Mar 2015 11:45:22 PM

The King is commemorating Leese’s promotion from Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath to Knight Commander in the same Order, a promotion that had actually been conferred a year before in 1943.

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