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Old 11-01-21, 10:39
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Loads of veteran's stories and interesting photos:

https://www.thememoryproject.com/

"The Memory Project Archive houses more than 2,800 testimonials and over 10,000 images from veterans of the First World War, Second World War, the Korean War and peacekeeping missions. While the archive no longer accepts submissions, it remains the largest of its kind in Canada. Canadians can access the interviews, digitized artifacts and book a speaker at www.thememoryproject.com/stories."
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Old 15-01-21, 11:37
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Search https://natlib.govt.nz/ to find images like:


"Members of 10 Light Aid Detachment, NZ Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, attached to 5 NZ Fd Park Coy, changing truck engine, probably at Burbeita. Man in peaked cap identified as Lt G D Pollock, later Col Pollock. Taken circa 1941 by an official photographer."
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"Party of NZers examining a knocked out enemy truck near Bardia in Libya during World War II. The truck was abandoned by the Axis forces in the early days of their November retreat. The weapon protruding from the rear of the truck is a German anti tank rifle. Photograph taken circa November 1942 by H Paton."
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"Captain G H Levien (Auckland) beside his NZ Medical truck at Sidi Haneish near Baggush in Egypt, during World War II. Shows flooded desert conditions early in November 1942 when the 8th Army had commenced its pursuit of the defeated Axis forces from Alamein. Photograph taken circa 7 November 1942 by Captain G H Levien."
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"New Zealanders wash their truck in the Volturno River in Italy during World War II. Photograph taken circa 24 April 1944 by George Robert Bull."
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"In the town of Medicina, a Sherman dozer prepares the way for two New Zealand tanks [Priest Kangaroo APC] to pass, carrying military personnel. Photograph taken in April 1945, by G F Kaye.
Note on back of file print reads: "? Brit self propelled guns." "No - Appears to be Grant chassis without turret". 4th NZ Armed Brigade is also noted as a subject.
Vehicle in the foreground identified as a Priest Kangaroo armoured personnel carrier by a researcher.
Date 17 Apr 1945"
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Old 15-01-21, 12:30
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"Party of NZers examining a knocked out enemy truck near Bardia in Libya during World War II. The truck was abandoned by the Axis forces in the early days of their November retreat. The weapon protruding from the rear of the truck is a German anti tank rifle. Photograph taken circa November 1942 by H Paton."
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Truck is a Chev CMP 11/12 Cab and the weapon is a Mk1 Boys AT.

November 1942 was the third time Bardia changed hands, so there is a possibility that the truck had been captured earlier by the Germans and lost again at Bardia, but it is certainly of Allied origin.
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National Museum of the U.S. Navy:

https://www.history.navy.mil/content...otography.html

Some scans are pretty dark, but the benefit is you can download high res. copies.
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Old 09-03-21, 13:24
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Old 18-03-21, 13:40
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This link was shared by Mike Kelly:

"WWII Archive: A collection of public domain World War II books, radio broadcasts, V-discs, films, and other ephemera. Curated by a librarian. Thanks for the support & please consider donating to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or the Internet Archive (so that others can enjoy this WWII Archive in the future)."

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One of many

https://territorystories.nt.gov.au/10070/744399

https://territorystories.nt.gov.au/?...ge&query=truck
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The Canadian official histories are vetted for accuracy by the Directorate of History and Heritage. These documents are true accounts of Canadian military events.

You can access them here:

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-...histories.html
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For the Rotterdam City Archives, see https://stadsarchief.rotterdam.nl/

E.g.: "The clearing of a German defensive wall at the Westzeedijk by Canadian soldiers." June 1945
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"The entry of Canadian soldiers, who are welcomed by civilians at the post office on the Meent. "

Note the road tyre tread on this Ford CMP truck:
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