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Canadian infantrymen of the North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment examine a captured German cross-Channel gun. Cross-Channel guns were long-range coastal artillery pieces placed on the coast of Pas-de-Calais, France at the point at which England was closest to continental Europe, with which to bombard Allied shipping in the English Channel and towns and military installations. Sangatte, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Pas-de-Calais, France. 26 September 1944. Image taken by Donald Grant.

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