Tag: Kitchener

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

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.