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German civilians gather around British tanks in occupied Hamburg, 5 May 1945

Photograph, World War Two, North West Europe, 1945.

Elements of General Sir Bernard Montgomery's 21st Army Group occupied Hamburg on 3 May 1945 after crossing the River Elbe. They then pushed on towards Denmark and the Baltic Sea, where they met the Red Army advancing from the east.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1985-10-134-46


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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