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

Photograph | Photograph Number: 51102

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
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2017-11-09 00:00:00
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