The War Illustrated No 199 Vol 8 February 2nd 1945

MS fuT W f iA H i tau tAt a l/r mON BOARD THE "BLIGHT Y E X PRES S," London-bound from a southern p o rt, men of the British Army of Lib e ration ,aided by the eve r-read aNy a fi, celebrated in the b u ffet-car the beginning of their 7-days home leave (the first since D -Day ),which began on January I, 1945. Leave was balloted for among units serving in France, Belgium and Holland .To be eligible a soldier must have served abroad for six months. Special trains equipped with canteens were run from the landing ports. Photo, New York Times Photos N O .200 WILL BE PUBLISHED FRIDAY FEBRUARY 16
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