Category Archives: WWII Attacks

D-Day The Normandy Invasion

D-Day The Normandy Invasion Under a full moon, on the evening of the 5th June 1944, a powerful armada with highly trained Second British Army, US and Canadian troops, crossed the English channel towards Normandy, France. This mission, code-named, ‘Operation … Continue reading

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The Sheffield Blitz

The Sheffield Blitz – 12th & 15th December 1940  The first night of the Sheffield blitz was a terrifying time, my father remembered. The German Luftwaffe bombing on 12th December 1940 was one of the worst bombing raids in England … Continue reading

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The Dambuster Raid

The Dambuster Raid – Operation Chastise (16th – 17th May 1943) On the night of 16th May 1943 (almost 70 years to the day of this publication), Royal Air Force elite squadron 617 led by, Wing Commander Guy Gibson (VC) began Operation … Continue reading

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