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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: World War II Canada Forces in Great Britain RIVER CROSSING EXERCISE. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO SHOWS: THE SQUADRON COMMANDER WITH THE MEGAPHONE IN HIS LEFT HAND HAS BEEN CALLING LANDING INSTRUCTIONS TO THESE MEN OF A CENTRAL ONTARIO ARMOURED UNIT, DURING A RIVER CROSSING EXERCISE IN ENGLAND. 31/5/43 [1943] The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: World War II Canada Forces in Great Britain RIVER CROSSING EXERCISE. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO SHOWS: THE SQUADRON COMMANDER WITH THE MEGAPHONE IN HIS LEFT HAND HAS BEEN CALLING LANDING INSTRUCTIONS TO THESE MEN OF A CENTRAL ONTARIO ARMOURED UNIT, DURING A RIVER CROSSING EXERCISE IN ENGLAND. 31/5/43 [1943]1943, transparent
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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World War II Canada Forces in Great Britain RIVER CROSSING EXERCISE. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO SHOWS: THE SQUADRON COMMANDER WITH THE MEGAPHONE IN HIS LEFT HAND HAS BEEN CALLING LANDING INSTRUCTIONS TO THESE MEN OF A CENTRAL ONTARIO ARMOURED UNIT, DURING A RIVER CROSSING EXERCISE IN ENGLAND. 31/5/43 [1943]
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