WW2 War Diaries

War Diary: 4th - 7th Dragoon Guards, June 1944

The diary covers the 4th - 7th Dragoon Guards from their camps in the UK in Hursley, Toothill and Larkhill, the landing in Normandy and the fight 12 miles inland to Les Hauts Vents.

Date: June 1944
Pages: 26
Locations: 35
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War Diary: 4th - 7th Dragoon Guards, July 1944

The diary covers the 4th - 7th Dragoon Guards fighting from Les Hauts Vents south westerly to Caumont.

Date: July 1944
Pages: 13
Locations: 17
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War Diary: 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, June 1944

The June 1944, war diary for the 6th Durham Light Infantry beings in England at Camp C.17 and follows the unit landing on the beaches of Normandy and fighting 13 miles inland to Juvigny

Date: June 1944
Pages: 14
Locations: 56
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War Diary: 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, July 1944

The July 1944, war diary for the 6th Durham Light Infantry follows the fighting from just south of Tilly sur Seulles to Sermentot

Date: July 1944
Pages: 13
Locations: 65
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War Diary: 6th Airborne Armoured Recce Regt, June 1944

The June 1944 War Diary for the 6th Airborne Recce Regiment covering from enplaning the at Tarrent Rushton & Brise Norton and their time round the Ranville area.

Date: June 1944
Pages: 7
Locations: 127
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War Diary: 7 Bn Duke of Wellington, June 1944

The June 1944, war diary for the 7th Battalion Duke of Wellington covers there time in England before departing Southampton for JIG Green beach to the east of Asnelles and follows them to fighting around Fontenay.

Date: June 1944
Pages: 6
Locations: 39
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War Diary: 7 Bn Duke of Wellington, July 1944

The July 1944 war diary starts with the Battalion in area south of Fontenay le Pesnil and covers their fighting around Fontenay, Noyers, Cagny and Conde de Seulles.

Date: July 1944
Pages: 4
Locations: 29
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War Diary: 7th Bn Royal Tank Regiment, June 1944

Follows the 7th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment from Fort Gomer, Gosport water proofing the vehicles to their landing in Normandy and fighting in areas Cheux, Cully, Grainville-sur-Mer and Colleville.

Date: June 1944
Pages: 5
Locations: 28
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War Diary: 7th Bn Royal Tank Regiment, July 1944

The July 1944, war diary for the 7th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment follows their progress from Grainville sur Odon to just west of Le Val Fluery. Providing detailed grid references and naming Officer casualties.

Date: July 1944
Pages: 7
Locations: 60
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War Diary: No 3 Commando, June 1944

The No 3 Commando WW2 war diary for June 1944 covers their encampment at C18 in Portsmouth UK, their landing in Normandy and months fighting based at Chateau d'Amfreville.

Date: June 1944
Pages: 25
Locations: 84
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War Diary: No 3 Commando, July 1944

The No 3 Commando war diary for July 1944 follows the units continued fighting while based in Chateau d'Amfreville.

Date: July 1944
Pages: 21
Locations: 84
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