Collections and Fonds – 5054141

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    Volume 74 of 110 (Northwest Europe) Army Numerical 33756 - 35898 [graphic material]
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    June 1944 - July 1944.
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    1 album. ca. 90 b&w photographs (contact sheets). 90 album pages
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    The file consists of one album containing 91 pages of contact sheets. Each page shows several Army Numerical series photographs. These depict Canadian Army operations in France from the Allied landings on D-Day, 6 June 1944 to 1 July 1944. The photographs are arranged numerically and (roughly) chronologically. The range of Army Numerical photographs in this album cover item numbers 33756 to 35898, with gaps. This print album was originally used for DND photo reference purposes and may show censor marks, and other notations.
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    The prints in this album document Canadian army activities from the Operation Overlord D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 to the early July. Subjects photographed include personnel and equipment, Canadian army and Allied military leadership, the early break-out phase of the invasion from the beachhead, civilians, the arrival of Canadian Women's Army Corps personnel and army nursing staff, the liberation of villages and towns, Dominion Day celebrations, general entertainment/performances provided for soldiers.
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