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German soldiers cross the Elbe River as they surrender to British forces.

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    German soldiers cross the Elbe River as they surrender to British forces.
    German soldiers cross the Elbe River as they surrender to British forces.

Among those pictured (to the right of the sign) is  Lance Corporal William Charles Brind, 53rd Welsh Regiment (previously  Royal Berkshire Regiment).  He served in the BEF and was evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940.  

Original Caption: "Thousands of men crossing the river Elbe there were no British quards in sight - they weren't necessary. Prisoners came from many miles to the East."

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    German soldiers cross the Elbe River as they surrender to British forces.

    Among those pictured (to the right of the sign) is Lance Corporal William Charles Brind, 53rd Welsh Regiment (previously Royal Berkshire Regiment). He served in the BEF and was evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940.

    Original Caption: "Thousands of men crossing the river Elbe there were no British quards in sight - they weren't necessary. Prisoners came from many miles to the East."
    Date
    May 1945
    Locale
    Germany?
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton

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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Joseph Eaton

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    2017-11-09 00:00:00
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