The following collection of photographs were purchased by Hugo Mitchell, and follow the progress of 6th Airborne Divisional Signals from April to June 1945. Any identifications of people, units, or places would be most appreciated.

 

A cable advance party being shelled Captured weapons being burnt at Headquarters, 3rd Parachute Brigade Prisoners of War The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection

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The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection A looted German vehicle The Hugo Mitchell Collection

The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection The ruins of an unknown town The Hugo Mitchell Collection

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The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Air Party at Luneburg, preparing to return to the UK

The Hugo Mitchell Collection Vehicles being loaded aboard a ship at Ostend Ostend, late May 1945 Sailing back to the UK

General

 

Bridges across the River Rhine The crossing of the River Elbe A demolished bridge across the Dortmund-Ems Canal

River Crossings

 

The Guard of Honour for Field Marshals Montgomery and Rokossovsky The Victory Parade in Wismar, 11th May 1945 The Hugo Mitchell Collection The Hugo Mitchell Collection Wrecked aircraft near Wismar

Wismar aerodrome

Wismar