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13th March 1915

First off I would like to apologise for the lack of posts since Christmas, unfortunately real life and other projects have had to take precedent but I can now fully focus on the blog and telling the story of the 1st Battalion Royal west Kent Regiment from March 1915 (hopefully) to November 1918.  214 more words

1st Battalion

He landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day plus one

Pfc. Al Meersman was behind quad-fifty caliber machine guns mounted on a halftrack when it rolled out of an LST onto Omaha Beach on D-Day plus one, June 7, 1944. 1,294 more words

World War II

Old soldier remembers the Hurtgen Forest and Battle of the Bulge during WWII

Fred Winterbottom has been a soldier for most of his 92 years. Winterbottom, who lives at the Village on the Isles retirement complex in Venice, Fla. 671 more words

World War II