7.20.2004


ENLARGE THE PHOTO


Tanks in the Streets
ACME News Wirephoto, dated September 17, 1944

A group of Patton's tanks are shown advancing into battle in Belgium. The location is given as the streets of Liege. This is one of the earliest photos depicting U.S units operating in Belgium, on the opening day of Operation Market-Garden, the Allied invasion of Holland. Belgian flags are clearly flying from the buildings at left.

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