Question? A Lieu-Gen Guy Simonds' picture

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Hi, all:
I am new here. Hope someone here can help me with locating Canadian Lieu-Gen. Guy Simonds' picture like above.
I saw his picture like this, full figure though, once from the web.
There was another Canad. officer standing besides him, together with their troops listening to some British superior speaking while they still stationed in Britian.

I could not find that picture anymore. Could someone here please help if possible?
Hopefully my English will work. :lol:
 
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Major-General George Kitching (left) and Lieutenant-General Guy Simonds (right)
listening to Marshal Bernard Montgomery addressing the troops of II Canadian Corps
in Coptherne (England), February 29th, 1944.
http://www.junobeach.org/e/3/can-pep-can-kitching-e.htm

Thank you both, Zofo and Matzos. I think I found what I was looking for somewhere form my HDD anyway.
Why do I care about General Simonds? Correct me if I am wrong.
I suspect he was the first person who introduced the fully enclosed track armored personnel carrier during the war :?: ,
although improvised.
I also admire him because after the war, when he went back to Canada,
he probably proudly said to those parents “I saved your boys’ lives as possible as I could.”

The vivid descriptions about the invention of the Kangaroos can be
found from the book “Guns of Normandy by George Blackburn (ISBN: 0771015003).”

CLICK FOR LARGE MAP

Also the website http://www.1cacr.org/index.html

Thanks to this site that I have learned there are at least 2 different models of Kangaroos:
M7 Priest Kangaroo, and Ram Kangaroo.
In his book, Blackburn seems saying about the former ones only.
I posted both of them here for sharing. Forgive me if I go repetitive --- I am new here after all. :lol:


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For using as an APC, the howitzers were dismantled during Totalize Operation.

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I agree !, very very good information and Pictures. Thanks buddy :mrgreen: :D
 

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