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2nd Army advance on Hertogenbosh: troops and assault engineers approaching Nuland, 23 October 1944

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

A Churchill Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers (AVRE) with a large fascine on its hull, used for filling ditches and trenches.

Elements of 2nd Army entered the outskirts of the Dutch city of Hertogenbosch on 24 October. An important German stronghold on the western flank of the Allied salient in Holland, it was finally secured by the 53rd Welsh Division on 27 October.

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NAM. 1985-10-134-9


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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