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Situated in St. Juliaan village at Vancouver Corner, the Brooding Soldier memorial is a 35ft-high statue of a Canadian soldier with bowed heads and hands resting on arms reversed. The memorial was carved from a single shaft of granite
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WWII: Operation Clipper - Battle for Geilenkirchen
18th November 1944
Part of Operation Clipper, the Battle for Geilenkirchen was the first battle on German soil to be fought by the British since Minden in 1759. For them, it was just one more battle on the way to Berlin, but for the American 84th Division, it was a first faltering step into war and a bitter lesson in the attrition and savagery of combat.
Assault on Germany
(Hardback - 176 pages)
by Ken Ford
The Anglo-American battle for the Geilenkirchen salient in November 1944 was infantry warfare at its worst, and it is described in vivid detail in this new edition of Ken Ford’s classic study.
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