Operation Deadstick

Operation Deadstick

Operation Deadstick, Pegasus Bridge, Orne Bridges, D-Day D-Day was one of history’s greatest undertakings , one of the first actions, Operation Deadstick, the landing by glider elements of the 2nd Oxs & Bucks Battalion Who would successfully capture two bridges over the canal and river Orne, hold at all costs. 

New British monument at Ver sur Mer

New British monument at Ver sur Mer

It was a real pleasure to visit the new British monument at Ver sur Mer,

Westminster Dragoons

Westminster Dragoons

A great piece of history, for those cold winter days

Touring D-Day & Battle of Normandy sites

Touring D-Day & Battle of Normandy sites

One of the real joys of touring Sword beach and the advance inland, is to visit the German 736 Regiment HQ , Oberst Krug’s command bunkers and defenses overlooking Sword beach. See the artillery ranges still painted on the observation post.

Bunker Days Pointe de Varde, RA 109 St Malo.

Bunker Days Pointe de Varde, RA 109 St Malo.

 Some old and new photos from Pointe de Varde.

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D-day Landing tours
Eric TURNBULL
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