Operation Goodwood

Operation Goodwood

I have already done a post of the morning of 18th July 1944,Operation Goodwood.

Captain Joseph Dawson DSC

Captain Joseph Dawson DSC

Captain Joseph Dawson DSC

An interesting history of the landings of G Company 16th Regiment 1st Infantry Division.

One of the first units to fight it's way inland from Omaha Beach. Along what we now call Dawson's ridge. History courtesy 1st Infantry Division archives.

Harley Reynolds

Harley Reynolds

I could see things were going wrong as we slowed down to go in. Some boats were coming back after unloading, others were partly awash, but still struggling. Some were stuck, bottomed out, racing their motors and getting nowhere. Some were backing up short distances and trying again. ...

Alexander Benjamin Tomlinson

Alexander Benjamin Tomlinson

In 1940 Uncle Alex turned 18 years old, already working for the Home Guard  and training as a builder , he took the train from Dunfermline to Perth to join the Black Watch Regiment. Queens Barracks, Perth. Scotland’s most famous Regiment

Research

Research

If you wish to discover one’s family history during WW11 specially the Battle of Normandy ,I offer a research package, searching war diaries , morning reports and unit histories, where available along with local archives.

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