Dennis M. Smith file photo (Pinewood Studios) [25843]

Dennis Smith

SurnameSmith
Given NameDennis
CountryUnited Kingdom
CategoryPhotography
GenderMale

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ww2dbaseSergeant Dennis M. Smith was a photographer with the AFPU (Army Film & Photographic Unit) Number 5 Unit of the British Army in Europe. Notably, he landed in the Netherlands by glider on 17 Sep 1944 together with airborne assault troops participating in Operation Market Garden. During that action, he was wounded on 24 Sep 1944 and was sent back to the United Kingdom for treatment.

Last Major Revision: Sep 2016

Dennis Smith Timeline

17 Sep 1944 Dennis Smith landed in the Netherlands via glider.
24 Sep 1944 Dennis Smith was wounded while taking photographs on the front lines.

Photographs

British Army photographers Sergeant Dennis M. Smith, Sergeant G. Walker, and Sergeant C. M. Lewis at Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, late Sep 1944

Photographs Taken by Dennis Smith

A group of German prisoners at Wolfheze, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 17 Sep 1944A photograph taken through the window of a troop carrying glider during Operation Market Garden, 17 Sep 1944; note other Allied aircraft and the Dutch coast in distanceBritish paratroopers of 1st Airlanding Reconnaissance Squadron on the ground gathering their parachutes, Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 17 Sep 1944C-47 Dakota aircraft dropping troops of UK 1st Airborne Division over Oosterbeek near Arnhem, the Netherlands, 17 Sep 1944
See all 20 photographs by Dennis Smith



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British Army photographers Sergeant Dennis M. Smith, Sergeant G. Walker, and Sergeant C. M. Lewis at Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, late Sep 1944




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