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St Martin des Besaces in WWII (2 of 4)
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St Martin des Besaces in WWII (2 of 4)

The photograph shows infantry from the Irish Guards and tanks making their way along a road near St Martin des Besaces. The precise road is not mentioned. According to official records, the village was liberated by the British 11th Armoured Division on 31st July 1944, almost 8 weeks after D-Day.
The Large Version shows a close up.
I am grateful to the Imperial War Museum for permitting the use of the photographs: © IWM (B 8293).

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Picture added on 23 April 2016 at 10:50
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