The War Illustrated, No. 218, Vol. 9, October 26th 1945

Veto trie w a/t ilu iM s i/tZ eu& 2 OCTOBER/s 26.1 94S ABOARD A BRITISH Ml SEN WEE PER the "Area Cleared ”signal has been flashed, and with the sinker free of the ship’s side the dan- buoy— used to mark a swept channel— is lowered from the deck. This fleet sweeper, known a“das anne r,” is operating in East Coast waters in the van of our fishing fleets. Both in home and in distant waters the end of the war has, if anything, intensified the hazardous work of our minesweepers and their crews, whose stupendous peacetime task is described in pages 392-393. Photo, British Official Edited by Sir John H&mmerfon f:
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