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Passing German prisoners of war when moving up to the Aller, Germany, April 1945

Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe, 1945.

Scout cars and tanks of 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry pass a column of POWs as they advance into Lower Saxony. Thousands of German soldiers were fleeing the advancing Red Army and were eager to move west and surrender to the Allies.

From an album containing 198 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

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NAM. 1975-03-63-22-52


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