ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "First Airborne Task Force"



Histoire · 30 juin 2019
Commanding Officer : Major Dennis VERNON Second in command : Captain CW MASON Intelligence Officer : Lieutenant BURGESS A Troop Commanding Officer : Captain Ian L. Mc HARG A Troop second in command : Lieutenant D.B. THOMAS B Troop Commanding Officer : Captain J.W. SHAW B Troop second in command : Lieutenant O.W. ATKINS C Troop Commanding Officer : Captain N.A. SIMPSON C Troop second in command : Lieutenant Brian W. HOLTAM Headquarter officer : Lieutenant George K. CRUICKSHANK Squadron Sergeant...

Histoire · 15 juin 2018
Roster of the 1st Independent pathfinder platoon for operation dragoon August 15, 1944

Veterans · 06 juin 2018
. Born 12-12-1924, CHAPPELL Thomas first served with the Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion. He saw battlefront for the first time in Egypt, where he participated to the battle of Keren, March 1941. The unit then transfered to Lybia, where they fight in June 1942 during the battle of Knightsbridges, and then in july 1942 during the battle of El Alamein .

Veterans · 17 octobre 2017
In the regular army since 1938, Marks spent three years in Honolulu. He went overseas in October, 1943. In 1941, he re-enlisted and was sent to the Panama Canal Zone. After two years there he was transferred to the Caribbean area. He then returned to this country and was sent to Italy and then to Southern France. The 15 of August 1944, Lester and his unit land by glider in the LZ "O" ( Le Mitan ) at 18h30. Two hours after landing the main force was assembled and under control of Lt Col Edward...