Brigadier Ian Johnston, officer commanding the 11th Canadian Infantry Brigade, on the left and Major-general Bert Hoffmeister, general officer commanding the 5th Canadian Armoured Division, on the right at Otterloo on .  Both expected a quiet night on the eve of the battle of Otterloo.
(Library and Archives Canada: PA-115443.  Photograph taken by Jack H. Smith.)
Brigadier Ian Johnston and Major-general Bert Hoffmeister at Otterloo in 1945