Bocholt – Karolinerstraße

Troops of the Monmouthsire Regiment move up to through the shattered streets of the town, 29 March 2020
Then image: © IWM BU 2780
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Hamminkeln – Bislicher Straße (2)

Prisoners rounded up in Hamminkeln, 25 March 1945
Then image: © IWM BU 2299
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München – Siegestor

The end of the Third reich is near in München at the Siegestor, april 1945.
Then photo: Bayerisches Landesamt
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Bocholt – Nordstraße

Infantry making their way through devastated streets of Bocholt, 29 March 1945.
Then image: © IWM BU 2791
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Bocholt – Osterstraße

Infantry take cover behind some furniture left by the roadside, Bocholt, 29 March 1945.
Then image: © IWM BU 2788
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Bocholt – Münsterstraße

Infantry of the 2nd Bn. Monmouthsire Regiment making their way through the streets of Bocholt, 29 March 1945. Note the slogan: Wir werden siegen koste es was es wolte!
Then image: © IWM BU 2785
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Hamminkeln – Bislicher straße (1)

Prisoners rounded up in Hamminkeln, 25 March 1945
Then image: © IWM BU 2300
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Hamminkeln – Diersfordter Straße

German civilians on the junction of the Diersfordter straße and the Bislicher Straße in Hamminkeln are rounded up by British airborne troops, during Operation ‘Varsity’,
25 March 1945. (not the perfect, but definitely the same place)
Then image: © IWM BU 2295
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Bocholt – Bärendorfstraße

Sherman tank of 4th Armoured Brigade in Bocholt, 29 March 1945.
Then image: © IWM BU 2774
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Roetgen (5)

On September 10, 1944, the American Karel D. Hiller, the first allied soldier, entered Germany through the village of Roetgen, accompanied in his jeep by a Belgian, Henri Souvée.
Then image: ?
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