Tag: June 9

June 9 – Northern Ireland at D Day

4. – The fourth in a series about NI people on D Day. Richard Keegan from Lurgan served with 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles who were addressed by General Sir Bernard Montgomery from the bonnet of a jeep, after carrying out an inspection of…

June 9 – Roll of Honour

The Normandy Memorial at Ver-Sur-Mer officially inaugurated by PM Theresa May in the presence of French President Emmanuel Macron on D Day anniversary 2019. It overlooks Gold beach and the remains of the Mulberry harbour at Arromanches.

June 9 – On this day

In 1944 in Italy after Cassino, the Irish Brigade liberated a fine collection of wines held by the German army command…See below