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A 4.7-inch (12 cm) gun crew of the destroyer HMCS Algonquin piling shell cases and sponging out the gun after bombarding German shore defences in the Normandy beachhead.

Title: A 4.7-inch (12 cm) gun crew of the destroyer HMCS Algonquin piling shell cases and sponging out the gun after bombarding German shore defences in the Normandy beachhead.
Photographer: Arless, Richard Graham, 1919-
Location: Normandy, France:
Description: (Front, L-R): Ordinary Seamen K. Allen and R. De Guire. (Rear, L-R): Able Seamen G. Trevisanutto and J. Van Dyke, Ordinary Seamen A. Irwin and E. Mathetuk.
Date: June 1944.
Credit: Library Archives Canada

Faces and scenes from the Second World War

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