Hamminkeln – Marktstraße (1)

Mislabeled as ” ‘A’ Squadron moving out of Brunen’, Germany, 1945.” I discovered it was taken in Hamminkeln. I went over there and took this now photo on my kitchen steps.
Then image: National Army Museum
Nam accession number:  NAM. 1975-03-63-21-215
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel

Weseke – Hauptstraße (2)

Men of the 9th Durham Light Infantry run along a street in Weseke, 29 March 1945.
Then image: © IWM (BU 2822)
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel

Gemen – Ahauser Straße (2)

Operation Varsity: Motor transport of 7th Armoured Division in Gemen during the advance in Germany, 30 March 1945.
Then image: Imperial War Museum (see below)
© IWM (BU 2832)
Creator: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Travis (Sgt)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Brunen – Weseler Straße

Operation Varsity: Cromwell tanks, scout cars and trucks of 7th Armoured Division pass through Brunen during the advance from the Rhine bridgehead, 29 March 1945.
Then image: Imperial War Museum
Catalogue number: BU 2728
Creator: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Malindine E G (Capt)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Hamminkeln (3) – Mehrhooger Straße

Operation Varsity; Paratroopers in Hamminkeln during airborne landings east of the Rhine, 25 March 1945.
Then image: Imperial War Museum
Catalogue number : BU 2293
Creator: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Christie (Sgt)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Hamminkeln (2) – Bislicher Straße

Universal carrier and airborne troops in Hamminkeln during the landings east of the Rhine, 25 March 1945.
Then image: Imperial War Museum
Catalogue number: BU 2302
Creator: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Christie (Sgt)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Gemen – Ahauser Straße

Motor transport of 7th Armoured Division crosses a small bridge in Gemen (Borken) during the advance in Germany, 30 March 1945.
Then image: Imperial War Museum
Catalogue number: BU 2833
Creator: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Travis (Sgt)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel

Hamminkeln – Brüner Straße

British airborne troops study a sign outside Hamminkeln during operations east of the Rhine, 25 March 1945.
Then image: Imperial War Museum
Catalogue number : BU 2292
Creator: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Christie (Sgt)
Now image: WW2 Then in Now, Cor Sleutel