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  • OPERATION BULLBASKET:  BRITISH SPECIAL FORCES DURING OPERATIONS IN FRANCE TO SUPPORT THE NORMANDY LANDINGS, JUNE - AUGUST 1944

    OPERATION BULLBASKET: BRITISH SPECIAL FORCES DURING OPERATIONS IN FRANCE TO SUPPORT THE NORMANDY LANDINGS, JUNE - AUGUST 1944

    part of "FIELDING JOHN" (photographs)

    HU 66209

    Johnnie Holmes (seated front) and three other members of 1 SAS Regiment with their camouflaged jeep in Le Foret de Verrieres near Chateauroux, June 1944. All except Holmes were captured by the Germans on 3 July 1944 and executed four days later.

  • D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 5067

    Commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade move through Colleville-sur-Orne on their way to link up with 6th Airborne Division at Benouville, 6 June 1944.

  • PREPARATIONS FOR THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 1944

    PREPARATIONS FOR THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 5154

    DUKWs practise launching from and embarking onto LSTs at a south coast port during final preparations for the invasion of Normandy, 4 June 1944.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 5130

    A Sherman Firefly of 22nd Armoured Brigade, 7th Armoured Division comes ashore from an LST (Landing Ship Tank), Gold area, 7 June 1944.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 38612

    The Queen and Princess Elizabeth talk to paratroopers in front of a Halifax aircraft during a tour of Airborne forces, 19 May 1944.

  • Private Papers of Lieutenant H T Bone

    Private Papers of Lieutenant H T Bone

    (private papers) Made by: Bone, Hugh Temple

    Documents.1464

    Catalogue date 1987-05

  • PREPARATIONS FOR THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 1944

    PREPARATIONS FOR THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 5157

    Captain Lasdun of 693 Road Construction Company, Royal Engineers, uses a blackboard to brief the men aboard LST 406 at a south coast port, 4 June 1944.

  • D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 5225

    Wrecked landing craft on Nan Red beach, Juno area, at St Aubin-sur-Mer, 6 June 1944. This was the area where 48 (RM) Commando landed, suffering heavy losses when two of their landing craft hit obstacles and sank.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 38213

    Troops coming ashore from landing ships during an invasion exercise in Britain, 5 May 1944.

  • D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 5037

    Vehicles and infantry on bicycles of British 3rd Division in La Brèche d'Hermanville, as they move inland from Sword Beach, 6 June 1944. A Churchill AVRE can be seen on the right.

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