Army Numerical 33756-35898 - Northwest Europe - Album 74 of 110 [graphic material]

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    R112, Volume number: 42839, Box number: DND 027--DND 028
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    1 album. 91 b&w photographs (contact sheets). 90 album pages
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    Scope and content:
    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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    Finding aid:
    Textual records (Electronic) Finding aid 24-513P-ARMY is a photo caption list created by DND relating to photo items 33756-35898. Note that captions were not provided for all photographs. The finding aid is available as a PDF attached to this record. 24-513P-ARMY (90 90: Open) 33756-35898.pdf

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    General Note:
    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.
    Related material:
    The b&w safety negatives for photographs found in this album (numbers 33756 to 35898) can be found in CANADA. DEPT. OF NATIONAL DEFENCE 1967-052 DND boxes 027 -- 028 (32938-3 to 34640; 34641 to 36211).
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