9th Lancers : Fighting over the Santerno - April 1945

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    9th Lancers : Fighting over the Santerno - April 1945

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    Battle of the Argenta Gap - Wikipedia

    - The Royal Lancers Museum at Derby

    12th April 1945

    EIGHTH ARMY : BRIDGEHEAD OVER RIVER SANTERNO
    IWM NA24018 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Carrier-borne infantry go into action near the River Santerno.

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY 1945
    IWM NA24019 : Object description - Churchill Crocodile flamethrower tanks move forward near Imola, 12 April 1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : BRIDGEHEAD OVER RIVER SANTERNO
    IWM NA24020 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Infantrymen move up to the attack.

    EIGHTH ARMY : BRIDGEHEAD OVER RIVER SANTERNO
    IWM NA24021 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Sherman tanks move along the dusty roads in support of the infantry.

    EIGHTH ARMY : BRIDGEHEAD OVER RIVER SANTERNO
    IWM NA24022 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Infantrymen in positions on the East side of the river Santerno.

    EIGHTH ARMY : BRIDGEHEAD OVER RIVER SANTERNO
    IWM NA24023 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Infantrymen and tanks move up to the attack.

    EIGHTH ARMY : BRIDGEHEAD OVER RIVER SANTERNO
    IWM NA24024 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Infantry and tanks stream along the dusty roads and over the River Santerno in pursuit of the retreating enemy.

    EIGHTH ARMY : BRIDGEHEAD OVER RIVER SANTERNO
    IWM NA24025 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Infantry and tanks stream along the dusty roads and over the River Santerno in pursuit of the retreating enemy.

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY 1945
    IWM NA24026 : Object description - A heavily camouflaged Sherman tank crosses a Bailey bridge over the River Santerno near Imola, 12 April 1945.


    13th April 1945

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO
    IWM NA24038 : Object description - Original wartime caption: A never-ending stream of supply vehicles pour across the river Santerno. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO
    IWM NA24039 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Our mechanised equipment passes a dead horse and a covered wagon used by the enemy. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO

    IWM NA24040 : Object description - Original wartime caption: A bridge over the river Santerno which the enemy failed to demolish. In the river is a German Mk IV tank which crashed through the parapet at the side of the bridge. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO

    IWM NA24041 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Batches of German prisoners are constantly pouring in through the 8th Army lines. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO
    IWM NA24042 : Object description - Original wartime caption: A stray prisoner is picked up by a CMP jeep. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY 1945

    IWM NA24043 : Object description - A Priest Kangaroo personnel carrier of 209th Self-Propelled Battery, Royal Artillery, transports infantry of 78th Division near Conselice, 13 April 1945. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO

    IWM NA24044 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Carrier-borne infantry and tanks plough their way through vineyards and orchards in pursuit of the enemy near the village of Conselice. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO

    IWM NA 24045 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Carrier-borne infantry and tanks plough their way through vineyards and orchards in pursuit of the enemy near the village of Conselice. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO

    IWM NA24046 : Object description - Original wartime caption: Carrier-borne infantry and tanks plough their way through vineyards and orchards in pursuit of the enemy near the village of Conselice. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO

    IWM NA24047 : Object description - Original wartime caption: "Kangaroos" carrying infantry into action near the village of Conselice. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

    EIGHTH ARMY : FIGHTING OVER THE SANTERNO

    IWM NA 24048 : Object description - Original wartime caption: "Kangaroos" carrying infantry into action near the village of Conselice. Photo taken by Sergeant Bowman. 13d4m1945.

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    EIGHTH ARMY ADVANCE

    IWM NA24049 : Object description - Original wartime caption: New Zealanders inspect knocked-out Tiger tanks on the Lugo-Massa Road. Photo taken by Sergeant Hunter. 13d4m1945.

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    Operation 'Buckland' - April 1945.

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