Day: July 8, 2019

July 8 – Roll of Honour

The CWGC St Germain-au-Mont d’Or communal cemetery extension which begun in October 1917 and was used by a Rest Camp and a small British Hospital until Nov 1919. 

July 8 – On this day

Soldiers clamber over a badly damaged street in Caen. In 1941 Twenty B-17s fly in their first mission with the Royal Air Force over Wilhelmshaven, Germany. In 1944 The British Second Army begins a major offensive ‘Operation Charnwood’ another attempt aimed at capturing the…