Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

25/9/2012

The faces of freedom: Newly-found photos show joy of residents – and despair of Nazis – as allied troops liberate Dutch town after four years of occupation

Previously unseen photos showing British and American soldiers liberating the Dutch city of Eindhoven 68 years ago have come to light.

The black and white snaps depict scenes of jubilation among the local residents who had just endured four years and four months of Nazi occupation.

Many show captured German soldiers being rounded up and searched by the Allied troops while other servicemen are seen having a rest in the grass after taking the city. for more click here

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