The northern flank of the 6th Airborne Division’s perimeter was deliberately situated on the vital Breville Ridge which overlooked theContinue reading
One here from a good few years ago. Harold ‘Johnnie’ Walker of 12 Platoon, ‘C’ Company, 9th Parachute Battalion. HaroldContinue reading
In the introductory video on the ‘ABOUT’ page, in one scene I can be seen sitting at a Calvary Cross.Continue reading
Benouville was the village at the western end of Pegasus Bridge. It’s defence on D-Day was absolutely crucial because ifContinue reading
The 7th Parachute Battalion Memorial at the Benouville T-Junction. (Which has recently been replaced).Continue reading
Discovery of the Merville Battery ‘missing glider’ landing position.Continue reading
Sculpture Tribute to Lt Den Brotheridge.
The D-Day Museum at Portsmouth has commissioned a permanent tribute to Lt Den Brotheridge, the first casualty of D-Day. Brotheridge was killed during the assault on Pegasus Bridge.Continue reading