Vic Ould was a Radar Op on the Destroyer HMS Carron. He provides a very detailed account of the various operations he is involved in as well as some interesting anecdotes about his duties and his skipper. After escorting the Troop ship Queen Mary into Liverpool [probably the last Convoy Op of the Atlantic] Carron heads to Indonesia where the ship's guns are put to use in some close quarter fighting.
The German Guy Who Refused To Give A Nazi Salute Was A Badass
Haunting reminder of millions of lives lost in war as artists stencil 9,000 bodies onto Normandy beach to mark Peace Day - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/haunting-reminder-millions-lives-lost-war-artists-stencil-9000-bodies-normandy-beach-mark-peace-day.html
A right Royal bunch: The uniforms you will see at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee are revealed with a show of pomp and pageantry
DAVID TIBBS, 94 Medical Officer Captain David Tibbs was serving in the 225th Field Parachute Ambulance, 6th Airborne Division and was tasked to find and treat any paratroopers injured in the drop before moving to the Field Parachute Ambulance's Main Dressing Station which was to be set up in a nearby chateau. Captain Tibbs was awarded the Military Cross for his work clearing the parachute drop zone while under fire. Asked what his most vivid memory of D-Day was he replied: 'It was looking…