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.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection