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Access to this port was essential Guy looking to get off maintain supply lines to the Allied armies as they continued their push toward Germany to defeat Adolf Hitler's forces and free Western Europe from four years of Nazi occupation which had begun in April Library and Canada PA Close Following the conclusion of the Battle of the Scheldt in Novemberwinter brought a period of reduced fighting in anticipation of the push over the Rhine River in the new year.
When the new Allied offensives began inthe First Canadian Army helped liberate the northeastern and western Netherlands, until the German Army officially surrendered in early May.
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More than 7, Canadians died in the nine-month campaign to liberate the Netherlands, a tremendous sacrifice in the cause of freedom.
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Fighting on the left flank of the Allied forces, the First Canadian Army pushed rapidly eastward through France towards Belgium.
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The 2nd Canadian Corps had also captured the launching sites of German rockets and put an end to their attacks on southern England.
Meanwhile, the Second British Army had pushed forward into the southern Netherlands. On September 17, three British and American airborne divisions, as well as a brigade of Polish parachute troops, attempted to land behind enemy lines at Nijmegen, Eindhoven and Arnhem. The operation failed, with 1, of a total force of 35, killed and more than 6, taken prisoner.
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Any hope for a speedy end to the war appeared to Sex meet in montezuma iowa dashed. Capturing a major port now became a top priority as establishing adequate supply lines for the winter now became of paramount importance.
The Second British Army had seized the port of Antwerp with its installations virtually intact. As Europe's second-largest port, Antwerp and its 45 kilometres of docks was an ideal landing ground for supplies for the continuing war effort.
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In fact, the opening of the port of Antwerp was essential, since at this point the main supply lines still ran back to Normandy. However, Germans Horny sluts in Parkersburg still controlled the Scheldt river which connected the port of Antwerp to the North Sea.
As long as the Germans held control of the sea approaches and the long winding estuary, Allied shipping to the port would be impossible. The mere occupation of Antwerp was not enough - all the lands surrounding the Scheldt would have to be liberated.
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The unique geography of the area made the First Canadian Army's challenge even more daunting. North of the estuary lay South Beveland. Beyond South Beveland lay the island of Walcheren, which had been fortified into a powerful German stronghold.
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The south bank of the estuary was flat floodlands enclosed by dykes, known as "polder country". It was below sea level and well-suited to defence.