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Normandy 2018 Day 7 – Fog, diversions, exhibitions, kilts and memorials

Day 7 – Wednesday 6th June An exhibition, a museum, a possible memorial and a ceremony. An early and foggy start The unhelpful weather continued as we said “à bientôt” to Mme Barratte for another year. We headed off for the opening of a new exhibition in the village hall at St Martin de Besaces. […]

Normandy June 2015 – Day#07 Saturday 6th June

Operation BLUECOAT 6th June dawned clear and bright. It was going to be another hot one, especially for a tour of the start of operation BLUECOAT. We called in on Barrie, or at least tried to, as he wasn’t there. So we headed off to meet up with Mary, Jack, Eain & Muir at Mary […]

Normandy 2013 – Day#6 Thursday 6th June

Bocage, Hill 226 and St Charles de Percy Bocage bagging When reading & talking about the post D-Day fighting one word crops up time and again: “Bocage”. So what was “Bocage” or “The Hedgerow Country” as Americans called it? A dictionary definition is: “the wooded countryside characteristic of northern France, with small irregular-shaped fields and […]