Ready to go: On this evening in 1944 Pathfinders of the US 82nd Airborne gather. #allamerican #DDay69
Working on Normandy photos for @WW2Discovery including the boys murdered by the 12th SS at l'Abbaye d'Ardenne.
Richard Thorp of 'Emmerdale' fame has died. Lets also remember him as Sqdn. Ldr. Harry Maudslay in the Dambusters.
Todays War Memorial spotted whilst out on the bike is to be found in the village of Hoghton. Rather lovely.
Reading the LRDG files ahead of starting the transcription. After a slow start its page after page like this. #WW2
What is there not to enjoy about studying a unit like this lot? #LRDG #WW2
..so as he went passed his plough flicked this to the surface next to our kids foot.
A close up of said shell.
One final one I promise. He may have only been 18 but Oliver left behind his sweetheart, Annie Lawton.
he is remembered on the memorial at St, Andrews Church in Blackburn.
Oliver today lies at rest in Bagneux British Cemetery. If anyone is passing it would be nice to get a grave photo.
..As shown here. Oliver is sat in the front row holding the ball. I love this photo #WW1
Captain Richard Willis VC. Great 'tache.
Photo from the old LF's museum at Wellington Barracks, the 50th anniversary dinner in 1965.
Gallipoli Day 1928 veterans.
How many of these boys were still alive at the end of the day?
Lancashire lads waiting to go ashore.
Here's my new friend I met today. Paralympic cyclist Jody Cundy...
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