Men of the King's Royal Rifle Corps collecting prisoners north of Oudenarde, 5 September 1944
Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe, 1944.
After the Normandy break out battles of the summer of 1944, the Allies rapidly advanced across France and into Belgium and Holland against a disorganised enemy, taking thousands of prisoners in the process.
From an album of 211 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
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