A Japanese tank wedged between banks of solid earth was very difficult for US Marines to see or attack from the front, Iwo Jima, Mar 25, 1945.After crossing the Rhine, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill walking along the river’s eastern bank, 25 Mar 1945. Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and some American generals can be seen in the background.American troops crossing the Rhine under fire at Sankt Goar, Germany, late Mar 1945British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower in conversation at the American XVI Corps headquarters, 25 Mar 1945. Note M8 Greyhound in background.
A Japanese tank wedged between banks of solid earth was very difficult for US Marines to see or attack from the front, Iwo Jima, Mar 25, 1945.After crossing the Rhine, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill walking along the river’s eastern bank, 25 Mar 1945. Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and some American generals can be seen in the background.American troops crossing the Rhine under fire at Sankt Goar, Germany, late Mar 1945British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower in conversation at the American XVI Corps headquarters, 25 Mar 1945. Note M8 Greyhound in background.
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill looking over the Rhine River from the ruins of the west end of the bridge at Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, circa 25 Mar 1945Chief of the Imperial General Staff Field Marshal Alan Brooke, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, and Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower during an outdoor lunch break, 25 Mar 1945.Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, Omar Bradley, and Courtney Hodges, 25 Mar 1945Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and other high-ranking officers crossing the Rhine south of Wesel in an LCVP, 25 Mar 1945. Note Churchill talking with the coxswain.
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill looking over the Rhine River from the ruins of the west end of the bridge at Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, circa 25 Mar 1945Chief of the Imperial General Staff Field Marshal Alan Brooke, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, and Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower during an outdoor lunch break, 25 Mar 1945.Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, Omar Bradley, and Courtney Hodges, 25 Mar 1945Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and other high-ranking officers crossing the Rhine south of Wesel in an LCVP, 25 Mar 1945. Note Churchill talking with the coxswain.
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, General Dwight Eisenhower, and General Omar Bradley examining a map on the side of a Jeep in Germany just west of the Rhine, 25 Mar 1945.Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, Major General Brian Horrocks, and Major R.P.P. Smyly examining a map on the hood (bonnet) of a staff car in the village of Marienbaum, Germany, 25 Mar 1945.Generals Matthew Ridgway of the 101st Airborne, Miles Dempsey of the 9th Army, William Simpson of the 9th Army, and Bernard Montgomery at Dempsey’s headquarters, 25 Mar 1945, planning their crossing of the Rhine.George Patton speaking to US 3rd Army engineers, Germany, late Mar 1945
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, General Dwight Eisenhower, and General Omar Bradley examining a map on the side of a Jeep in Germany just west of the Rhine, 25 Mar 1945.Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, Major General Brian Horrocks, and Major R.P.P. Smyly examining a map on the hood (bonnet) of a staff car in the village of Marienbaum, Germany, 25 Mar 1945.Generals Matthew Ridgway of the 101st Airborne, Miles Dempsey of the 9th Army, William Simpson of the 9th Army, and Bernard Montgomery at Dempsey’s headquarters, 25 Mar 1945, planning their crossing of the Rhine.George Patton speaking to US 3rd Army engineers, Germany, late Mar 1945
Hadrian glider flying in support of Operation Varsity against Wesel, Germany, late Mar 1945Large group of German prisoners of war sitting together in a compound after being captured by the Western Allies, 25 Mar 1945P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, Mar 25, 1945Winston Churchill and American generals on a balcony watching Allied vehicles crossing the Rhine River into Germany, 25 Mar 1945
Hadrian glider flying in support of Operation Varsity against Wesel, Germany, late Mar 1945Large group of German prisoners of war sitting together in a compound after being captured by the Western Allies, 25 Mar 1945P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, Mar 25, 1945Winston Churchill and American generals on a balcony watching Allied vehicles crossing the Rhine River into Germany, 25 Mar 1945
Winston Churchill on the east bank of the Rhine River, south of Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, 25 Mar 1945
Winston Churchill on the east bank of the Rhine River, south of Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, 25 Mar 1945


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