Sittard – Stationsstraat

English Cromwell MK IV tanks, from the King’s Own Hussars, 7th Armored Division in Sittard, opposite the station, at the start of Operation Blackcock.
Note: The angle could be better, the same building on the right is hidden behind the trees.
Then image: ??
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Impruneta – Vicolo della Croce (2)

Infantry from the 8th Army move cautiously through the town during mopping-up operations, 3 August 1944.
Then image: © IWM NA 17568
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Florence – Piazza della Signoria

British troops entering North Florence, 13 August 1944. Statues of Vecchio Building can be seen in the background.
Then image: © IWM NA 17762
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Echt – Molenstraat

Echt, The Netherlands, Feb 1945 during operation Blackcock: US Army technicians work on telephone wiring. The graffiti behind them reads: “1918? Never Again!”
Then image: ?
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Schilberg (Echt) – Bosstraat (3)

75mm anti-tank guns knocked out by our tanks in Schilberg, 20 January 1945.
Then image: © IWM B 13897
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San Casciano – Piazza Livio Zannoni

M10 tank destroyer of 7th NZ Anti Tank Regiment passing through San Casciano in Valdi Pesa, Italy, 1944.
Then image: ??
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Hilversum – Melkpad

German Luftwaffe soldiers drinken beer on the Melkpad in Hilversum, 1940.
Then image: Hilversum in de Oorlog (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook)
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Schilberg (Echt) – Bosstraat (2)

Churchill tanks and troops of the 9th Durham Light Infantry in Schilberg, 20 January 1945.
Then image: © IWM B 13933
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Hilversum – ‘s-Gravelandseweg (1)

Arrival of Germans at the AVRO (TV) studio in Hilversum in 1940. They are received by the ‘studio chef’ Van Cappellen.
Then image: Collection Hilversum in de Oorlog (Instagram/Facebook/Twitter)
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Meterik – Schadijkerweg

Two soldiers from the Royal Engineers, wrapped up against the rain, patrol a road through Meterik (Horst) in Holland, 10 December 1944.
Then image: © IWM B 11683
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