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D-Day: Gold Beach

50th Northumberland Take King and Jig Gold (generally referred to as Gold Beach) was the codename for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France in the Normandy Landings, 6 June 1944. At the centre of the five beaches, Gold was located between Port-en-Bessin on the west and La Rivière on […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Sword Beach

Special Service Brigade Takes Queen Red OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944. The British 2nd Army: Commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade landing from an LCI(S) (Landing Craft Infantry Small) on ‘Queen Red’ Beach, SWORD Area, at la Breche, at approximately 8.40 am, 6 June. The brigade commander, Brigadier the Lord Lovat […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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Ex Spring Storm

King’s Royal Hussars in Estonia Pictured is a Challenger 2 main battle tank operated by the King’s Royal Hussars. Having laid down smoke cover, the tank is driving through the screen. Part of the Royal Armoured Corp, the King’s Royal Hussars are on deployment to Estonia as part of the UK-led NATO battlegroup, codenamed Operation […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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Op CABRIT

King’s Royal Hussars in Estonia Around 700 British soldiers deployed on Operation CABRIT are taking part in Exercise Spring Storm, a major Estonian-led exercise involving 10,000 NATO troops. The UK-led NATO battle group sees the King’s Royal Hussars, freshly depoloyed to Estonia, operating the Challenger 2 main battle tank, with support from Apache and Wildcat […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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