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Prince Felix of Luxembourg, General Bernard Montgomery, French Colonel Candeau, and Brigadier General Christopher Peto at 21st Army Group headquarters at Blay, Normandy, France, 1 Sep 1944.German prisoners of war, captured by men of US 82nd Airborne Division, Sep 1944
Prince Felix of Luxembourg, General Bernard Montgomery, French Colonel Candeau, and Brigadier General Christopher Peto at 21st Army Group headquarters at Blay, Normandy, France, 1 Sep 1944.German prisoners of war, captured by men of US 82nd Airborne Division, Sep 1944
Men of the 8th Infantry Regiment attempted to move forward but were pinned down by German small arms from within the Belgian town of Libin, 7 Sep 1944M4 Sherman tank covering the advance of men of US 60th Infantry Regiment, Belgium, 9 Sep 1944
Men of the 8th Infantry Regiment attempted to move forward but were pinned down by German small arms from within the Belgian town of Libin, 7 Sep 1944M4 Sherman tank covering the advance of men of US 60th Infantry Regiment, Belgium, 9 Sep 1944
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery talking to townspeople outside the Town Hall in Louvain, Belgium, 15 Sep 1944. In 1940, Louvain was the front line of Montgomery’s troops against the German Blitzkrieg.African-American US Army soldiers of 4185th Quartermaster Service Company unloading rations from a truck, Liege, Belgium, 1944
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery talking to townspeople outside the Town Hall in Louvain, Belgium, 15 Sep 1944. In 1940, Louvain was the front line of Montgomery’s troops against the German Blitzkrieg.African-American US Army soldiers of 4185th Quartermaster Service Company unloading rations from a truck, Liege, Belgium, 1944
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery being presented with an historic Belgian sword by Belgian aristocrats in recognition of Montgomery’s liberation of their country, Brussels, Belgium, 6 Nov 1944.
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery being presented with an historic Belgian sword by Belgian aristocrats in recognition of Montgomery’s liberation of their country, Brussels, Belgium, 6 Nov 1944.
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