|Title||12 Bn. Devonshire Regt.: diary of events, 1944 June - Aug.|
Map Refs:- (1) Sheet 7/F CAEN - FALAISE
(2) TROARN - 1/50,000
(3) OUISTREHAM 1/25,000
Objects:- (a) To give a concise history of events for historical and interest reasons.
(b) To study any deficiencies or surplus in our organisation and equipment.
(c) To form a basis for future training.
Contents:- INTRODUCTION CHRONOLOGICAL STORY - Parts 1 (6 - 25 JUNE).
Appx 'A'- Distribution of personnel and vehicles to L.C.Is. and Gliders.
Appx 'B' -Lessons regarding organisation and equiptment and training in light of operations.
Appx 'C'- Comments on period spent in Transit Cramps.
Appx 'D'- (i) (ii) - Trace showing defence positions of Battalion at LE BAS DE RANVILLE and CHATEAU COME.
Appx 'E'- Kit carried by personnel and contents of NAAFI Packs.
Appx 'F'- Notes on "Patrols and Propoganda".
(a) Main body of troops, less 'A' Coy - SEABORNE.
In four L.C.Is - at anchorage off SOUTHEND (R.THAMES)
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