June 6 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day

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June 6 – On this day

On This Day 1944 – D Day, Operation Neptune, landed 156,000 Allied troops on 5 beaches in Normandy as part of the invasion of Europe under Operation Overlord. 6833 ships were used including 5,300 warships and landing craft, 78% of which are British under Royal Navy Adm. Ramsay

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June 6 – The ships of Jutland – 6

HMS Collingwood – The ship of the future King George VI and a Roll of Honour of the NI men who served with him Read More

June 5 – NI men lost with Lord Kitchener in HMS Hampshire

Nationalist Volunteers on Falls Road paid farewell to Naval Surgeon in Hampshire. Orkney’s tributes to Hampshire

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June 5 – Jutland – Northern Irish true tales

King George and a gunner from Portadown, A Mason’s memento, Portadown survivor died serving in World War II, Naval artist from Belfast Read More

June 5 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day Read More

June 5 – On this day

1916 – Kitchener lost. 1940 – Battle for France. 1941 – 12,970 UK taken prisoner Crete. 1942 – Germans besiege Sevastopol. 1944 – Go ahead order for D Day. 150,000 Allied troops board ships all across southern England for the invasion of France.

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