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Official British photograph showing Danish civilians greeting the first British troops to land in Copenhagen.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 49988

Official British photograph showing Danish civilians greeting the first British troops to land in Copenhagen.

The original caption reads: " The first British troops to land in Denmark were some of our Airborne troops, fresh from their race across Germany to link up with the Russians.
On the airfield, crowds broke through the barriers, and carried airborne troops shoulder high from their planes."
(NO. 8U 5339/A), WAR OFFICE PHOTO, CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED

Date
1945 May 05
Variant Locale
Kobenhavn
Photo Designation
LIBERATION -- Denmark
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2010-09-14 00:00:00
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