|Churchill on the Siegfried Line, 1945
In March 1945 Churchill visited the American Ninth Army, which formed a part of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery's Twenty-first Army Group. Shown here are Churchill, Montgomery, Chief of the Imperial General Staff Alan Brooke, and the Ninth Army's commander, General William H. Simpson. These men are inspecting "dragon's teeth" anti-tank defenses of the Siegfried Line (West Wall) inside the borders of Germany.
Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (229)
World War II