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German nurses saying good-bye to soldiers being demobilised, 1945

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

German soldiers are loaded into the cars of a train. In the weeks and months after the end of the war in May 1945 thousands of demobilised soldiers, displaced persons, slave labourers and refugees were on the move across war-ravaged Europe.

From an album containing 201 photographs and captions compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1975-03-63-23-143


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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