Category Archives: 2nd Battalion Devonshire Regiment

Normandy 2018 Day 5 – War diary review, misty photos, revisiting farms and Pizza

Day 5 – Monday 4th June This ended up being a long day with an equally long post! Following the war diaries to the capture sites of some of the men and returning to Noir Nuit. War diaries in detail So, after the extreme heat of the past two days, a later start saw us […]

Normandy 2018 Day 4 – Tilly book fair, Hottot and photo tour

Day 4 – Sunday 3rd June Tilly sur Seulles Salon du Livre We tried to be up early for breakfast. Aiming to be at the “Tilly Book Fair” run at the museum by our friend Stéphane Jacquet from the start. Unfortunately, Glyn had not re-set his alarm to French time. Whilst he lay thinking there […]

Normandy June 2014 – Day#09 Saturday 7th June

Back to Hill 226… Saturday morning saw Glyn & me back onto Hill 226, wading along the edge of the fields through waist high crops so that I could get some clear photographs to supplement my talk of the battle as we’d not been able to take them yesterday. Whilst their we found a small […]