Germans surrendering to members of the King's Royal Rifle Corps, 1944
Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe, 1944.
Major Toby Waite in shirtsleeves, commander of 'A' Company, oversees the surrender of German soldiers. The King's Royal Rifle Corps were mechanised infantry and accompanied armoured units into battle. They performed a similar role to German panzer grenadiers.
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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