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Royal Marines wade ashore near Vlissingen to complete the occupation of Walcheren, November 1944

Duitse krijgsgevangenen, bijeengebracht door geallieerde commando's in de Dokhaven, met op de achtergrond een molen. Vlissingen, nov. 1944

Duitse krijgsgevangenen, bijeengebracht door geallieerde commando's in de Dokhaven, met op de achtergrond een molen. Vlissingen, nov. 1944

British Commandos march through the city of Vlissingen during the capture of island Walcheren, Holland, 1944.

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British Commandos march through the city of Vlissingen during the capture of island Walcheren, Holland,

British assault troops on Walcheren advancing along the waterfront near Flushing with shells bursting ahead - 1 November 1944.Operation Infatuate was the code name given to an Anglo-Canadian operation during the Second World War to open the port of Antwerp to shipping and relieve logistical constraints. The operation was part of the wider Battle of the Scheldt and involved two assault landings from the sea by the 4th Special Service Brigade and the 52nd (Lowland) Division.

British assault troops on Walcheren advancing along the waterfront near Flushing…

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Walcheren – De slag om de Schelde 1944

Canadezen in een Terrapine rijden over een overstroomde weg op Walcheren. Plaats Walcheren, Zeeland 1944

Canadezen in een Terrapine rijden over een overstroomde weg op Walcheren. Plaats Walcheren, Zeeland 1944

Tankmuur Vlissingen. Na afloop van de oorlog afgebroken.

Tankmuur Vlissingen. Na afloop van de oorlog afgebroken.

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.

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

1944 Verwoestingen in Vlissingen

1944 Verwoestingen in Vlissingen

NOV 1 1944 No. 4 Commando in assault on FlushingBritish 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 troops advancing along the waterfront near Flushing with shells bursting ahead.

1 November No. 4 Commando in assault on Flushing

British troops move through the narrow streets of the Dutch town of Flushing on the look-out for enemy snipers in 1944

Former SS hitman, 90, declared fit to serve time in jail for killing Dutch resistance fighters in cold blood in 1944

Former SS hitman, declared fit to serve time in jail for killing Dutch resistance fighters in cold blood in 1944

British medics of the British Commandos and a German POW tend to a casualty during the first day of landings on the island of Walcheren. On 1 November 1944 the British Special Services Brigade...

British medics of the British Commandos and a German POW tend to a casualty during the first day of landings on the island of Walcheren. On 1 November 1944 the British Special Services Brigade.

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