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Piling Shell Casings

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A 4.7-inch (12 cm) gun crew of the destroyer HMCS Algonquin piling shell cases and sponging out the gun after bombarding German shore defences in the Normandy beachhead. France, June 1944.

(Front, L-R): Ordinary Seamen K. Allen and R. De Guire. (Rear, L-R): Able Seamen G. Trevisanutto and J. Van Dyke, Ordinary Seamen A. Irwin and E. Mathetuk.

Photograph by Lieutenant Richard G. Arless.

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