Day: January 20, 2020

January 20 – Roll of Honour

January 20 – On This Day in 1944 ACM Sir Arthur Tedder assumes duties as Deputy Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force and was responsible for the Allied air attacks preparing the Normandy invasion. After the War, he became Chief of the Air Staff, effectively… Continue Reading “January 20 – Roll of Honour”

January 19 – Roll of Honour

Today’s Roll includes an account of a young RN officer lost in heavy seas. Five RAF men are among those remembered. Photo – Ovillers Military Cemetery: On 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme, the 8th Division attacked Ovillers… Continue Reading “January 19 – Roll of Honour”