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Allied troops being welcomed as they pass through the town of Tunis, May 1943

Photograph, World War Two, North Africa (1940-1943), 1943.

British troops being welcomed by civilians as they pass through the town of Tunis. The Allies entered the city on 7 May 1943 after surrounding thousands of retreating German and Italian troops. Soldiers from Lieutenant-General Bernard Montgomery's Eighth Army had pushed westward and linked up with the Allied force commanded by General Dwight Eisenhower.

From a collection of British official war photographs relating to the 78th Division.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1999-03-88-22

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1999-03-88-22