This Day In History

1944 Normandy Bridgehead. Operation Charnwood. D Company 5th East Lancashires attacks St Contest through a minefield in a cornfield until pinned down by 4 Tiger tanks. 7 dead and 15 wounded out of 80 men.
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Chapter 9 – WAR WITH THE UNITED STATES 1812-1814

Peace in Europe brought no respite from campaigning, for the 40th, 81st and 82nd were at once dispatched to North America where the 82nd repelled an attack on Canada at the battle of Niagara, 1814

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