|The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders|
"Keep 'em Moving"
|Bremerhaven & Cuxaven |
Towards the end of March, the Rhine crossings took place, followed by a fairly rapid, though none-the-less bloody at times, advance across Germany. 5th Camerons suffering fairly heavy casualties in the fighting around the Mittleburg area.
On 12th May 1945 a Victory parade was held and the 51st Highland Division marched past Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks, commander of 30th Corps at Bremerhaven. 5th Camerons supplied the only fully kilted contingent on parade.
Lt-Col. D. B. Lang DSO. MC. Leads 5th Camerons on the Victory parade past Lt-Gen Sir Brian Horrocks, 12th May, at Bremerhaven.
Victory parade Bremerhaven, 12th May, 1945.
5th Camerons, Cuxaven, 24th May 1945
5th Camerons, Cuxaven 1945. Possibly 'D' company
An order which was sometimes ignored.
5th Camerons officer exercising the spoils of war, Germany 1945
5th Camerons pipes and drums 'Beat Retreat' Cuxaven 1945.
5th Camerons on parade, Cuxaven 1945
(4 photo's by kind permission of Derek Suggate ex 5th Camerons)
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