Blerick – Antoniuslaan

Scottish soldiers of the infantry in action during Operation Nutcracker.
Street were cleared of the presence of German soldiers.
In the background we see houses on the Antoniuslaan that
were destroyed during the bombardment earlier in the day.
Then image:http://wo2venlo.nl/venlo-1944-1945-de-bevrijding-van-blerick/
Now image: www.nowstalgia.eu / Cor Sleutel

Blerick – Pontanusstraat

Soldier of the 6thBattalion, King’s Own Scottish Borders before a building in Blerick,
a suburb of Venlo, the Netherlands during operation Nutcracker in 1944.
Note the blast impact still visibible in the now photo.
Then image: ??
Now image: nustalgie.nl / Cor Sleutel