Churchill tanks of 34th Tank Brigade cross a temporary bridge in Roosendaal, 30 October 1944. #worldwar2 #tanks

Churchill tanks of Tank Brigade cross a temporary bridge in Roosendaal, 30 October 1944 Plus récent Plus ancien Churchill tanks of Tank Brigade cross a temporary bridge in Roosendaal,

Original Pinner's caption: Lt-Col Bert Hoffmeister (in profile), wearing his Seaforth Highlander balmoral and shoulder flash in Sicily. Hoffmeister won a Distinguished Service Order for his actions in Sicily. Here he sits with a Major Wood, who wears a Black Watch Canada balmoral and shoulder flash, but oddly wears a 1st Division red patch. The Black Watch were part of Cdn 2nd Division. Perhaps he is temporarily attached. Your thoughts?

Highlighting Canada's uncelebrated role in shaping modern Europe, in the tracks of The Canadian Corps & First Canadian Army

Italy (Misc.) - Canadian mortar troops fire in the vicinity of the Sangro River as part of Montgomery's renewed offensive.

Canadian mortar troops fire in the vicinity of the Sangro River as part of Montgomery's renewed offensive.

Ortona - Members of the Edmonton Regiment digging out a comrade who was buried alive in the wreckage of a building demolished by the enemy.

Personnel of The Loyal Edmonton Regiment digging out Lance-Corporal Roy Boyd, a comrade who was buried alive for 3 days in the wreckage of a demolished building, Ortona, Italy, December 1943

Over the body of a dead comrade, Canadian infantrymen advance cautiously up a narrow lane in Campochiaro, Italy, on November 11, 1943. The Germans left the town as the Canadians advanced, leaving only nests of snipers to delay the progress.

Over the body of a dead comrade, Canadian infantrymen advance cautiously up a narrow lane in Campochiaro, Italy, on Nov. The Germans left the town as the Canadians advanced, leaving only nests of snipers to delay the progress.

Italy (Misc.) - The Canadian artillery's ability to quickly bring down intense fire on German defensive positions was a key factor in the relative ease of the advance.

The Canadian artillery's ability to quickly bring down intense fire on German defensive positions was a key factor in the relative ease of the advance.

Italy (Misc.) - Personnel of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Brigade landing at Reggio di Calabria, Italy, 3 September 1943.

Personnel of the Canadian Infantry Brigade landing at Reggio di Calabria, Italy, 3 September Library and Archives Canada MIKAN 3534551

Italy (Misc.) - Three men of the Canadian Infantry Brigade preparing to send a hand grenade into a sniper's hideout in the Maltese Mountains, Campochiaro, Italy, 1943.

Three men of the Canadian Infantry Brigade preparing to send a hand grenade into a sniper’s hideout in the Maltese Mountains, Campochiaro, Italy, 23 October Photo by Alexander M.

The Moro Valley - The terrain in the vicinity of the Moro River fighting added difficulties for the assaulting troops. Brigadier Wyman noted in his scrapbook that these tanks had been driven off the road by mortar fire.

Canadian Sherman driven off the road north of San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy

The Campaign in Sicily 1943 NA5141 - Military history of Canada during World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

General Montgomery addresses men of the Canadian Tank Regiment (Ontario Regiment) near Lentini, Sicily, 25 July

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