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THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

BU 3141. A Sherman tank of the Royal Scots Greys 7th Armoured Division crossing the Dortmund-Ems Canal 4 April 1945.

Tropas británicas- LRDG, Norte de África.

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“Tropas británicas- LRDG, Norte de África.”

SAS LRDG Jeep

Army Lists: LRDG and SAS - Warlord Games

The LRDG and the SAS, the elite of all fighting units. From the harsh environment of the desert, on to Italy, then behind the lines in Europe, these elite units...

British troops capture Hengelo, the Netherlands! 3rd April 1945. A Sherman turn in front of a Willis Jeep pulling a utility trailer. Also stopped behind the jeep is a British troop carrier....

Instagram post by Alpventures World War II Tours • Apr 3, 2013 at 11:56pm UTC

88 Likes, 6 Comments - Alpventures World War II Tours (@worldwar2tours) on Instagram: “Allied troops capture #Hengelo, the #Netherlands! Today in #WW2 history. #wwii #holland #brits”

August 20, 1940. Winston Churchill delivered the now famous quote "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few" as he referred to the Royal Air Force pilots fighting off the Germans during the Battle of Britain

Churchill Museum revisits Churchill's "The Few" speech for Battle of Britain anniversary

The Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms will mark his famous speech with a reading of his famous words.

An RAF control room for one of the sector stations during the Battle of Britain. Without these control rooms to direct the squadrons the battle could easily have been lost.

An RAF control room for one of the sector stations during the Battle of Britain. Without these control rooms to direct the squadrons the battle could easily have been lost.

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN 1944

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

One of the best developed control rooms was for No. 10 Group, located at RAF Box in Wiltshire.

Amazing Photos From The Battle of Britain - When 'The Few' Were Supported by 'The Many'

The Battle of Britain was one of the most important battles of World War II. Thanks to its success, the Allies were able to maintain a front in Western

Rescue workers at the scene of a V-2 rocket attack on Farringdon Market in London during World War II. They are ambulance driver Jean Grover (right) and a nurse, who has the letters CS on her tin helmet. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1967 - One Story We Couldn't Tell - pub. 2nd October 1948

Years Since First V2 Rockets Hit London Photos and Premium High Res Pictures

Browse 60 Years Since First V2 Rockets Hit London latest photos. View images and find out more about 60 Years Since First V2 Rockets Hit London at Getty Images.

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-1945

A reconnaissance patrol from 1st Suffolk Regiment return to the lines during operations to capture a castle on the banks of the Maas near Geijsteren, 1 December 1944.