Sad News 6 Oct 21, of the passing of Capt Stan Perry. Stan served with the Sherwood Rangers as a tank commander and fought his way across NW Europe, being wounded twice. RIP Stan - You will be missed by all. Hear his memories in episode 36 - see preview and featured link below.
June 17, 2020

58 Omaha PART 3 - D-Day

58 Omaha PART 3 - D-Day

A US 2nd Rangers' memoir of D-Day, Normandy and beyond


LISTEN TO EPISODES 56 AND 57 BEFORE THIS ONE

The THIRD instalment in the memoir Overseas and Over the Top 

Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir of the entire period from leaving America for England and onto Germany.

Some place names mentioned. Also see one map below plus a Google Maps link.

Vierville-sur-Mer (Near Omaha Beach)
Columbieres
Isigny
Valognes
Beaumont-Hague
St. Jean De Daye
Mortain
Mayenne
Cherbourg
Kerlogué
Le Conquet
Trebabu
St Lo
Le Folgoet
Ploumouger,
Lochrist Battery
Cretin Peninsula (Le Fret)
Landernau
Brest
Crozon peninsula
Landernau
Lesneven
Arlon, Belgium

 

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More great unpublished history!
Second world war

Interested in Bill Cheall's book? Link here for more information.

Fighting Through from Dunkirk to Hamburg, hardback, paperback and Kindle etc.

Transcript

Click on maps for Google Maps - scroll further for itinerary

Map of area

 

Conquet, Brest, Le Fret WW2 France

 

North Western Europe 1944 WWII illustrating the divisions between France and Germany

Itinerary - Omaha - 2nd Rangers - Second world War

England:

Bude

Titchfield

Folkestone (Beachburrow-House)

Braunton Camp

Swanage

Dorchester

France:

Vierville-sur-Mer

Columbieres

Isigny

Valognes

Beaumont-Hague

St. Jean De Daye

Mortain

Mayenne

Cherbourg

Kerlogué

Le Conquet

Trebabu

St Lo

Le Folgoet

Ploumouger,

Lochrist Battery

Argol

Crozon Peninsula (Le Fret)

Brest

Landernau

Lesneven

Belgium:

Arlon, Belgium

Luxembourg:

Esch, Luxembourg

Belgium:

Raeran, Belgium

Germany:

The Seigfried Line

Germeter (Hells Corner—Hurtgen Forest)

Bergstein (Hill 400)

Simmerath

Roetgen

Sohmidthof

Crossing of the Roer

Wollseifen

Kalterherberg

Dedenborn

Maychoss