Tag Archives: France

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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My Grandfather

My Grandfather My grandfather, Phillip George Markam (Originally Markeim) was born at the end of the nineteenth century, the youngest of 13 children. His father had come to England as an immigrant and in order to bring his whole family … Continue reading

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