ⓘ North-West Europe campaign of 1944–45

                                     

ⓘ North-West Europe campaign of 1944–45

North-West Europe 1944–1945 is a battle honour earned by regiments of the British Commonwealth forces during the Second World War that took part in the actions of the northern part of the wars Western Front. The battle honour North-West Europe is suffixed with the year, or years, in which the awarded unit took part in the action.

It refers to the land campaign starting with the June 6 landing in Normandy and ended with field Marshal Montgomery taking the German military surrender of all German armed forces in Holland, Northwest Germany and Denmark on Lüneburg Heath in Northwest Germany. The campaign was conducted by the Supreme headquarters Allied expeditionary forces, of which the British 21st army group was a component, along with the us 12th and 6th army groups. Together, these three groups of armies in the allied forces on the Western front, who in his long stretched from the North sea to Switzerland.

Battle honours for the Second World war was not awarded until 1957 / 58 at some point, some units were merged or disbanded.

                                     
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