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New Zealand Sherman in the snow in Italy 70 years ago. #WW2

New Zealand Sherman in the snow in Italy 70 years ago. #WW2

The Victory Column, Berlin.

The Victory Column, Berlin.

Gerry Chester WW2 veteran | Battlefield-Historian

My new sounds - interview with Gerry Chester, #WW2 veteran.

Sappers of the Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.) laying the floor of Blackfriars Bridge across the Rhine River. March 1945.

Sappers of the Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.) laying the floor of Blackfriars Bridge across the Rhine River. March 1945.

Canadians about to cross the Rhine in a Buffalo, March 1945.

Canadians about to cross the Rhine in a Buffalo, March 1945.

Canadian 	Sappers of the 29th, 30th and 31st Field Companies, Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.), on the bank of the Rhine River. March 1945.

Canadian Sappers of the 29th, 30th and 31st Field Companies, Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.), on the bank of the Rhine River. March 1945.

St Synphorien cemetery at #Mons - where the dead of 23 August 1914 lie. #ww1

St Synphorien cemetery at #Mons - where the dead of 23 August 1914 lie. #ww1

On this day in #1914 the British Army were fighting at Mons in Belgium; the first British engagement of the Great War. The bridge at Nimy, pictured here, was where the first two VC’s were awarded to Maurice Dease and Sid Godley of 4th Royal Fusiliers.

On this day in #1914 the British Army were fighting at Mons in Belgium; the first British engagement of the Great War. The bridge at Nimy, pictured here, was where the first two VC’s were awarded to Maurice Dease and Sid Godley of 4th Royal Fusiliers.