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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 June 2015 – Day#03 Tuesday 2nd June

Glyn Takes The Lead This started off very much as “Glyn’s day of research”. It was also a day of First World War Cemeteries. Perhaps, inspired by some of the work that I’d been doing & that he has helped with, Glyn had recently dug into his own family history and found that one of […]

Normandy June 2015 – Day#02 Monday 1st June

Ancient monuments (no, not us!) A drying day dawned – certainly better than the weather that we’d had on the way over. Having breakfasted, we set off on our third time-travelling journey of the year.  Spanning from the Stone Age to Vimy Ridge and WW1.   We started way back in pre-history with a visit to […]