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2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards marching through Cherbourg, 1939; IWM O 87

Object description: The BEF arrives in France, September - October 1939: Men of the 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards marching through Cherbourg. Catalogue number: O 87 Part of: WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION Subject period: Second World War Alternative Names: object category: Black and white Creator: Keating G (Lt), War Office official photographer Category: photographs

2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards marching through Cherbourg, 1939; IWM O 87
dbf, Apr 28, 2013
    • Bernard85
      good daydbf april29 th.2013 12:53am.re2end battalion coldstream guards marching through cherbourg 1939,iwn o 87.they look fit and cheerfull there.with no idea what laid in store for them.the great retreat,for some dunkirk.and home,for all i hope,regards bernard85
    • dbf
      Hello Bernard, bit of a contrast between this one and the Camino pic, isnt there. Id imagine the fellas in this photo who managed to make it back after Dunkirk ended up looking a bit like those men at Camino.
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