Day: June 8, 2019

June 8 – Loss of aircraft carrier HMS Glorious

June 8 – Northern Ireland at D Day

3 – The third in a series about NI people on D Day. Andrew Adams from Killyleagh was in HMS Pink (below) anchored off Normandy to provide aerial cover for the soldiers storming the beaches but had to contend with German bombers flying overhead.

June 8 – First use of Tallboy bombs by RAF

The Saumur Railway Tunnel Raid

June 8 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day

June 8 – On this day

Significant events of wartime