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

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

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    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
    Locale
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Variant Locale
    Kobenhavn
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Joseph Eaton
    Source Record ID: Collections: 2010.197

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    Photo Designation
    LIBERATION -- Denmark
    Record last modified:
    2010-09-14 00:00:00
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