The War Illustrated, No. 223, Vol. 9, January 4th 1946

i /jo TheW a /tl i flu& i/o ted at 223 SIXPENCE JANUARY 4.1943 REOPENING OF THE KIEL CANAL, Germany’s famous 61-miles-long waterway connecting thD North Sea and the Baltic, was announced in June 1945. But it was not until six months later that the dredging of its 45-ft.-deep waters was completed. This “Desert Rat ”(formerly of the Berlin garrison), stationed at Itzehoe, is watching a merchantman making its way along the canal, the final clearance of which, besides casing German transport, speeded up supplies for Britain from Sweden. J'holo, G .X .S. Edited by Sir John Hammerfon j: N O .224 WILL BE PUBLISHED FRIDAY. JANUARY 18
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