Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Battle Of Houssemagne

April 16, 2010 by  
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Click here to view my copy of the Company Commanders preliminary report on The Battle Of Houssemagne. (pdf)

The Battle Of Hechtel September 1944

April 16, 2010 by  
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The Battle Of Hechtel(Sept 7th – 12th 1944) was one of many battles involving the Welsh Guards, and resulting in the award of Battle Honours to the regiment. Click here to view my copy of the Company Commanders preliminary report of this battle. (pdf)

The Advance To Brussels 1944

April 16, 2010 by  
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Here is my copy of the Company Commanders preliminary report on the advance into Brussels 29th Aug – 3rd Sept 1944. Click here to view the original document (pdf)

St Pierre Tarentaine

April 16, 2010 by  
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Here is copy of the Company Commander’s preliminary report on the Battle Of St Pierre Tarentaine. Click here to view the original document (pdf)

The Battle Of Montchamp

April 16, 2010 by  
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Here is a copy of the Company Commanders preliminary report of the Battle for Montchamp. Click here to view the document (pdf).

D Day!

April 16, 2010 by  
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Immediately prior to the Normandy Invasion the Supreme Commander of the Allied forces, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, issued the following message to the troops. Click here to view my personal copy of this document  D Day – Secret (pdf)

A Message From Monty

April 16, 2010 by  
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On the 10th June 1944, 4 days into the Normandy Invasion (D Day) a personal message was issued to every member of the British 21st Army Group from their Commander In Chief, General Bernard Montgomery. Here is my personal copy of that document. A message from Monty (pdf document)

A Message From Ike

April 16, 2010 by  
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This is a copy of a letter issued to Allied Soldiers by Eisenhower. Click  to view my personal copy of  A Message From Ike (pdf document) Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of […]

The History Of The Welsh Guards

April 16, 2010 by  
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The Welsh Guards came into existence on February 26, 1915 by order of His Majesty King George V in order to include Wales in the national component to the Foot Guards. They were the last of the Guards to be created, with the Irish Guards coming into being in 1900. Just two days later, the […]