The Fort Garry Horse near the Beveland Canal, Netherlands, ca. October 29th 1944

world_war_two - canadian_army - At a Crossroads - A Sherman Vc Firefly tank of The Fort Garry Horse near the Beveland Canal, Netherlands, ca.

The Battle of the Scheldt - Personnel of The Toronto Scottish Regiment (M.G.) aboard a motorboat en route from Beveland to North Beveland, Netherlands, 1 November 1944.

The Battle of the Scheldt - Personnel of The Toronto Scottish Regiment (M.) aboard a motorboat en route from Beveland to North Beveland, Netherlands, 1 November

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Walcheren – De slag om de Schelde 1944

Walcheren

A British medical officer and German POW attend to a casualty during the landings on Walcheren, 1 November Note the AFPU cameraman filming the incident

Soldiers of the 4th Special Service Brigade of British Commandos on the beach during the Battle of the Scheldt, Netherlands/1944

Soldiers of the Special Service Brigade of British Commandos on the beach during the Battle of the Scheldt,

The Battle of the Scheldt  October -November 194

The Battle of the Scheldt October -November 194

Royal Marine Commandos man a Landing Craft, Support, used in the liberation of Walcheren island in late 1944. (Chris Ellis Collection), pin by Paolo Marzioli

Royal Marine Commandos man a Landing Craft, Support, used in the liberation of Walcheren island in late (Chris Ellis Collection), pin by Paolo Marzioli

Flushing 1944/ Beach front at Flushing showing the damage done by the pre-invasion bombardment.

Flushing Beach front at Flushing showing the damage done by the pre-invasion bombardment.

luchtfoto Middelburg tweede wereldoorlog, met goed zicht op de noodwinkels aan de Kaaien.

luchtfoto Middelburg tweede wereldoorlog, met goed zicht op de noodwinkels aan de Kaaien.

NOV 1 1944 No. 4 Commando in assault on Flushing British assault troops landed on Walcheren at dawn on 1 November 1944 and most of Flushing was included in the first bridgehead. The landings were supported by fire from British warships. The object of the assault is to silence the enemy guns menacing the Scheldt passage to the port of Antwerp. This image shows British assault troops advancing through the streets at Flushing where there was sharp fighting.

1 November No. 4 Commando in assault on Flushing

Another heavily targeted Dutch city: Flushing (Vlissingen) May '40.

Another heavily targeted Dutch city: Flushing (Vlissingen) May

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A Sherman Crab flail tank coming ashore from an LCT during the invasion of Walcheren Island, the Netherlands, November 1944

The beach on Walcheren Island during the Battle of the Scheldt, c. November 1944

The beach on Walcheren Island during the Battle of the Scheldt, c.

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