Churchill tanks of the 6th Guards Tank Brigade supported by infantry of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders (seen in windows of the large ruin) drive along a badly damaged street in Kleve, Germany. 12th of February 1945. Montgomery’s 21st Army Group after Operation Market-Garden advanced towards the Rhine. By mid-January 1945 it had reached the Rur. In February the Canadian First Army launched Operation Veritable. Elements of the British XXX Corps entered Kleve on February 11.