Day: July 27, 2019

July 27 – Roll of Honour

Campbell College CCF Pipes and Drums at Theipval. A son of Larne, Maurice Adams, a veteran and Old Campbellian, who died on this day, was one of the highest ranking Naval medical officers to come from NI. Today’s Roll includes four men who are…

July 27 – On This Day

Allied Operation Gomorrah took place from 24/07/1943 to 31/07/1943 – a campaign of air raids lasting for 8 days and 7 nights on the German city of Hamburg. In the end, more than 45,000 people died, largely civilians, 37,000 were wounded, and 250,000 buildings…