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'A' Squadron crossing the Nijmegen bridge over the River Waal, 1944 (c)

Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe, 1944-1945 (c).

The road bridge at Nijmegen was captured by American airborne forces during Operation Market Garden in September 1944 and was subjected to repeated German attacks in order to prevent 30 Corps pushing on to Arnhem.

From an album containing 266 photographs belonging to Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1975-03-63-20-97

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1975-03-63-20-97

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