Irish Guards : North West Europe

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    B 7528 - 18/07/1944
    B 7529 - 18/07/1944
    B 7533 - 18/07/1944
    B 8275 - 31/07/1944
    B 8276 - 31/07/1944
    B 8277 - 31/07/1944
    B 8278 - 31/07/1944
    B 8279 - 31/07/1944
    B 8280 - 31/07/1944
    B 8332 - 01/08/1944
    B 8333 - 01/08/1944
    B 8334 - 01/08/1944
    BU 302 - 31/08/1944
    BU 303 - 31/08/1944
    BU 926 - 17/09/1944
    BU 927 - 17/09/1944
    B 10124A - 17/09/1944
    B 10037 - 18/09/1944
    B 10038 - 18/09/1944
    BU 2331 - 23/03/1945
    BU 3167 - 08/04/1945
    BU 3375 - 12/04/1945
    BU 4157 - 20/04/1945
    BU 4158 - 20/04/1945
    BU 4159 - 20/04/1945
    BU 4160 - 20/04/1945
    BU 4161 - 20/04/1945
    BU 4162 - 20/04/1945
    BU 4163 - 20/04/1945
    BU 4867 -
     
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    BRITISH ARMOUR CROSSES THE LINE
    © IWM B 7528
    Object description
    Original wartime caption: Dust rises from the uneven tracks as our vehicles move forward.
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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944
    © IWM B 7529
    Object description
    Loyd carriers and 6-pdr anti-tank guns of 3rd Irish Guards advance during Operation 'Goodwood', 18 July 1944.
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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN 1944
    © IWM B 8275
    Object description
    A Stuart and a column of Sherman tanks of 2nd Irish Guards, Guards Armoured Division, move across country during the advance south of Caumont, 31 July 1944.
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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944
    © IWM B 8277
    Object description
    A column of Sherman tanks of 2nd Irish Guards, Guards Armoured Division, move across country during the advance south of Caumont, 31 July 1944.
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    WITH THE BRITISH FORCES SOUTH OF CAUMONT
    © IWM B 8278
    Object description
    After lanes have been cleared of mines, tapes are placed in position through which our armour and infantry move forward. Tanks and vehicles are seen through the dust clouds making for the battle area.
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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944
    © IWM B 8280
    Object description
    Sherman tanks of 2nd Irish Guards, Guards Armoured Division, during the advance south of Caumont, 31 July 1944.
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    INFANTRY AND ARMOUR ADVANCE
    © IWM B 8332
    Object description
    Original wartime caption: Men of the Irish Guards and tanks make their way along a road near St. Martin des Besaces.
    01/08/1944
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    INFANTRY AND ARMOUR ADVANCE
    © IWM B 8333
    Object description
    Original wartime caption: Men of the Irish Guards and tanks make their way along a road near St. Martin des Besaces.
    01/08/1944
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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944
    © IWM B 8334
    Object description
    A Sherman tank and infantry of the Irish Guards advance along a road near St Martin-des-Besaces, 1 August 1944.
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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45
    © IWM BU 926
    Object description
    A Sherman Firefly tank of the Irish Guards Group advances past Sherman tanks knocked out earlier during Operation 'Market-Garden', 17 September 1944.
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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45
    © IWM BU 927
    Object description
    SSM William Parkes of No. 3 Squadron, 2nd (Armoured) Irish Guards, killed when his Sherman tank was knocked out during the advance towards Eindhoven, Operation 'Market-Garden', 17 September 1944.
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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-1945
    © IWM B 10124A
    Object description
    A Loyd carrier of the anti-tank platoon of 3rd Battalion, Irish Guards explodes during 30 Corp's advance up the Eindhoven road at the start of Operation 'Market-Garden', 17 September 1944.
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