...been reading about the savage fighting needed to clear the Scheldt and open Antwerp and I am coming round to the idea that concentration on...
...by a steep bank.
The objective was on the edge of the Scheldt and seemingly to the Germans an approach from the sea was less likely than a...
...around Essen in October of 1944; fought at Falaise, Chambois, Scheldt. We are very interested in any information about the travels, battles,...
The 7th/9th Companies paraded, snakelike, they moved in single file. Major Johnston with A Company on the right, Major Chater with D Company on...
...the Halifax Citadel once again, to commemorate the Battle of the Scheldt.
We were there last year to commemorate both the D-Day landings and...
70th COMMEMORATION BATTLE OF THE SCHELDT
This autumn the southern part of the Netherlands will give attention to the fact that 70 years...
How long after after the capture of Walcheren did the first Allied vessel with supplies entered the Antwerp harbour? Or, how long did it take to...
...Armoured Division, who had seen combat during the battle of the Scheldt. The story of the opening of the Scheldt is long and unpleasant. It...
from CO 4/5 Royal Scots Fusiliers
On the subject of clearing the Scheldt, is there a good book on the Battle of Scheldt? It seems to be one of the more neglected episodes of the...
?Walcheren, Operation 'Infatuate', November 1944
That's it. Crossing of the Scheldt estuary.
Did the first European deployment of the LVT's occur in the Battle of the Scheldt in late 1944?
Thanks so much. That’s great. Thought he was at the Scheldt but it looks like that was the 7th and 9th battalions.
26 February 1945
Off the Scheldt Estuary the cargo ship Auretta bound for Antwerp was sunk by a mine.
YouTube - Battle of the Scheldt Vignette‏
I wonder if anybody might find this useful:
21 Army Group Report.
Will sadly miss him & his great knowledge of the Scheldt Campaign.
Welcome to the forum.
My Father was in 3rd Canadian Division and was also in the battle of the Scheldt.
Good luck with your research.
I'm going to say no. Walcheren/Scheldt was the first time they were used I believe.
All Allied Artillery needs for the Scheldt, Breskens, S.Bevland,Walcheren.
Positions, Fireplans, Target No's, Arty Orbats, Tasktables, AGRA...
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