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Parisians taking cover from German sniper fire, 26 August 1944

Parisians taking cover from German sniper fire, 26 August 1944

Source / January 09, 2014 / 74

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3-inch mortar team of No.23 Mortar (Handcarts) Platoon of Support Company, 1st Border Regiment, 1st Airborne Division, in action in the Oosterbeek perimeter at Arnhem, 21 September 1944.

3-inch mortar team of No.23 Mortar (Handcarts) Platoon of Support Company, 1st Border Regiment, 1st Airborne Division, in action in the Oosterbeek perimeter at Arnhem, 21 September 1944.

Source / January 09, 2014 / 44

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A Dutch school teacher leads a group of refugee children just disembarked from a ship at Tilbury Docks in Essex during 1945.

A Dutch school teacher leads a group of refugee children just disembarked from a ship at Tilbury Docks in Essex during 1945.

Source / January 08, 2014 / 158

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British paratroopers carrying a wounded comrade near Oosterbeek

British paratroopers carrying a wounded comrade near Oosterbeek

Source / January 08, 2014 / 76

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Men of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB) moving up, Holland, 19 September 1944.

Men of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB) moving up, Holland, 19 September 1944.

Source / January 08, 2014 / 28

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Still from film shot by the RAF Film Production Unit, showing two North American Mitchells (a Mark II nearest and a Mark III beyond) of No. 98 Squadron RAF dropping sticks of bombs during a daylight raid on a German strongpoint at Heveadorp, near Arnhem, Holland.

Still from film shot by the RAF Film Production Unit, showing two North American Mitchells (a Mark II nearest and a Mark III beyond) of No. 98 Squadron RAF dropping sticks of bombs during a daylight raid on a German strongpoint at Heveadorp, near Arnhem, Holland.

Source / January 08, 2014 / 44

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Civilians dancing in the square of Eindhoven, the first major town in Holland to be liberated during Operation Market Garden. Eindhoven was later bombed by the Luftwaffe.

January 08, 2014, 2:00pm / 88

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Flying Officer P C Ramachandran dressed in his flying kit after a test flight

Flying Officer P C Ramachandran dressed in his flying kit after a test flight

Source / January 08, 2014 / 42

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