ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "Southern France"



Veterans · 25 novembre 2021
James GOURLAY was born on November 28, 1918 in Greenock, Scotland. He studied at Kelvinside, then at the Edinburgh academy where he was the captain of the pool team. In July 1939, he enlisted in the "Royal Scots", and in October 1940 was commissioned with the "Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders". First incorporated into a machine gun section (341st Machine Gun), he will then be transferred to the 6th and 15th A&SH battalions. In 1941, he married Sybil EDWARDS, before being transferred to the...

Veterans · 09 juin 2021
Maurice BIMA est le frère de Jean BIMA, Maurice est né aux Arcs le 26 septembre 1924. Comme lui, à la fin de ses études il vas rejoindre l'entreprise familiale d'ébénisterie dans son village natal. Alors que le frère ainé Marcel sera envoyé au service du travail obligatoire en Allemagne après ses chantiers de jeunesse, les deux frères cadets vont rejoindre la résistance locale. Il seront sous les ordres direct du chef de sizaine René MARIUS, et du chef de trentaine Jean CHARRIER....

Veterans · 01 novembre 2020
Alex SUTTON was born in Liverpool in November 1923 and was educated at Leamington Road School. In 1939 he joined the Air Cadet Force and later became member of the Home Guard. Aged 17 he enlisted into The Royal Welch Fusiliers in may 1941 and became a member of the airborne forces when 10th Battalion. Under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Hilary Vaughan Pritchard, the 10th Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers was converted to the 6th (Royal Welch) Parachute Battalion in August 1942. It was...

In Memoriam · 16 septembre 2020
Andre Nichole Laus was born in Paris, France in 1915. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1937 with a chemistry degree, and worked as a chemist in Boston, Massachusetts. Commissioned in the Chemical Warfare Service with the 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion, on 10 July 1943, he was awarded the Silver Star: When the landing craft holding his company was grounded in deep water and heavy surf and was being subjected to intense enemy machine gun and coast-artillery...