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Glückstadt

 

Glückstadt, a town in Schleswig-Holstein, situated on the right bank of the river Elbe. Now part of the Hamburg Metropolitan District, it is abour 62km NW from the City. It is about 23km from Itzehoe, 27km from Uetersen, and 32km from Brunsbüttel, all locations used by British units around the end of WW2.
 
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After the fall of Hamburg, the 7th Armoured Division moved northwards through Schleswig-Holstein reaching the gates of the City of Gluckstadt. The images below will tell the rest of the story.

 

 

 
Images courtesy of "Tank" the RTR Journal