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Invasion of Walcheren Island - vehicles on the beach, 2 November 1944

Photograph, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945), 1944.

The Allies landed on the heavily defended Dutch island of Walcheren, located at the mouth of the West Scheldt, on 31 October 1944. The operation was undertaken to help clear the Scheldt estuary and open up Antwerp to Allied shipping. In this image LVT4 Buffalo and M29 Weasel amphibious vehicles leave beached landing craft./p>

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NAM. 1985-10-134-15


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