The 50th (Northumbrian) Division, 1944: 6th Battalion, Green Howards, 69 Brigade : Company Sergeant-Major S E Hollis; Private C
Batt ; Private J Armstrong, DCM ; Regimental Sergeant-Major G Dixon ; Sergeant H Trenty ; Company Quartermaster-Sergeant J Goodman,
image: two soldiers sit at the front of the group, to the left surrounded by the other soldiers. In the background large
houses in a country landscape can be seen through a bay window.
The 'Blitz' – from the German term Blitzkrieg ('lightning war') – was the sustained campaign of aerial bombing attacks on British towns and cities carried out by the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) from September 1940 until May 1941.