Tel: 1(905) 634-3848

Text: 1(905) 906-3848

Purveyors of Authentic Militaria

eMedals-WWII General H.D.G. Crerar Press Release Photos

Item: C0953

WWII General H.D.G. Crerar Press Release Photos

Price:

$50

Layaway Policy

eMedals is pleased to offer flexible layaway services to all clients. Our layaway program offers the opportunity for clients to make payments on eligible items over period of time.

Minimum deposit of 30%, of the total price of your order including all applicable taxes and shipping charges, is due when the merchandise is put on layaway. The total price of your order must be paid within 6 months from the date of original purchase.

You may make additional payments at any time by accessing the Layaway section in your account.

Your contract will be automatically cancelled and ordered merchandise will be returned to stock if you have not completed payments in full by the 3 month deadline.

You may pay by cash, check, wire transfer, Paypal, or credit card.

Available for immediate shipping.

WWII General H.D.G. Crerar Press Release Photos

WWII General H.D.G. Crerar Press Release Photos - Black and white photographs, gloss finished, three featuring Crerar presenting awards to soldiers, the other illustrates Crerar seated with a bureaucrat delivering a speech to his left and an older gentleman to the far left, three of the four photos are stamped "Please credit CANADIAN ARMY PHOTO PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE M.D. 7 FILE No. H." on the reverse, 203 mm x 252 mm, extremely fine. Footnote: Henry Duncan Graham "Harry" Crerar CH, CB, DSO, KStJ, CD, PC (April 28, 1888 – April 1, 1965) was a Canadian general and the country's "leading field commander" in World War II. A complex and ambitious leader, Crerar built and led the Army from a force that had been largely forgotten in the interwar years. Not known as a skilled field commander, where he relied heavily on his staff and subordinate commanders, he knew how to weigh into bureaucratic battles. A veteran of both world wars, his planning in 1941 led to the First Canadian Army, comprised of five divisions and two armoured brigades. He urged the sending of troops to Hong Kong in 1941 and deployed Canadians to Dieppe in 1942. Both ended in disaster, but neither decision affected his career. Many times his relations with high-ranking leaders were strained to the breaking point. During the bloody Rhineland battles of 1945, he led an army of 350,000 men, the largest force ever to serve under a Canadian general.
Back To Top