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Opération Epsom

Having launched Operation Epsom on the 26th June 1944, the 15th Scottish division had managed to secure both crossings over the River Odon and the 11th Armoured Division advanced towards Hill 112.

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.

Operation Goodwood

Operation Goodwood

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

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

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