Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 9th August – Monday 17th August 1942

Click here for entry for Sunday 2nd August – Saturday 8th August 1942  Sunday August 9 Day 490 Went for medical inspection, graded B3 – excused all duties.  Food great after Tommies outfit but length of queues enourmous.  Camp has pictures, dry … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 9th August – Monday 17th August 1942

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Friday 3rd July – Wednesday 8th July 1942

Click here for entry for Saturday 27th June (cont) – Thursday 2nd July 1942  Friday July 3rd Day 452 Experiencing extremely heavy shelling.  Stukas and Junkers bombed brigade Head Quarters.  Weather scorching. Saturday July 4th Day 453 Still receiving heavy shelling … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Friday 3rd July – Wednesday 8th July 1942

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Saturday 27th June (cont) – Thursday 2nd July 1942

Click here for entry for Tuesday 23rd June (cont) – Saturday 27th June 1942 Saturday 27th June (cont.) … unwanted gear – marching to transport.  Left escarpment – shortage of transport – B Echelon had been chased away by tanks.  Onto … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Saturday 27th June (cont) – Thursday 2nd July 1942