May 28, 2015

Weseke, March 29, 1945

Then…

A Cromwell tank of the “Skins” with Kangaroo APCs of the 9th DLI, in front of the church of St. Ludgerus


Weseke is a district in the town of Borken, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  Weseke was occupied by a battle group of the 7th Armoured Division, mainly composed of the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, 9th Durham Light Infantry and “K” Battery of 3rd Royal Horse Artillery. In the above picture we see a Cromwell tank of the “Skins” with Kangaroo APCs of the 9th DLI, in front of the church of St. Ludgerus


…and now

The church of St. Ludgerus
2. The church of St. Ludgerus on 9 April 2011.

Weseke
3. Weseke is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  


Photos attribution
1. No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Smith (Sgt), via Wikimedia Commons
2. Michielverbeek, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
3. https://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright