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Old newsreel of the Battle of the Scheldt. The Battle of the Scheldt was a series of military operations by the Canadian First Army – consisting of Canadian, British and Polish formations – to open up the port of Antwerp so that it could be used to supply the Allies in north-west Europe. Led by Guy Simonds, the battle took place in northern Belgium and southwestern Netherlands during World War II from October 2 to November 8, 1944.

Reference – LAC