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Canadian Infantrymen Surrounded by Dutch Civilians Celebrating the Liberation of the Netherlands
Lieut. G. Barry Gilroy, photograph, Netherlands, May 9, 1945

The day after Victory in Europe, May 8, 1945, infantrymen of The West Nova Scotia Regiment, perched on a Universal Carrier on their way to Rotterdam, are surrounded by Dutch civilians celebrating the liberation of the Netherlands after five hellish years under Nazi occupation.

Lieut. G. Barry Gilroy / Canada. Ministère de la défense nationale / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada / PA-134390