British troops in Rees on the Rhine
Here we see British troops in the streets of Rees, on the east bank of the Rhine. These might be troops from the Gordon Highlanders, who cleared the town on 26 March 1945. Note the Bren Gun carrier on the right.
Bren Gun Carrier – Britain’s Universal War Machine, Robert Jackson
A look at one of the most numerous tracked vehicles in British service during the Second World War, originally designed to carry machine guns to the location where they were needed, but soon adapted to fulfil a much wider range of functions. Found wherever British and Commonwealth forces fought during the Second World War, this was one of the most flexibly vehicles in British service (Read Full Review)
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Rickard, J (8 February 2020), British troops in Rees on the Rhine , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_street_rees.html