1945: Crossing the Rhine

‘Montgomery, commander of the British 21st Army Group, ordered the Ninth Army to cross the Roer in Operation Grenade

Original caption reads, “ 9th Army Across the Rhine. Picture shows; Alligator [LVT-2 Buffalo] filled with troops hits the water with a splash under the cover of a smoke screen during the Rhine crossing by US 9th Army troops.”
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Echoes of War

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