75th anniversary of the battle of Wadi Akarit 6 April 1943. “Advancing at a steady walking pace towards our objective on the flat plain, we had gone about one mile when the enemy let us know he was expecting us. Shells began to fall amongst and our lads began to fall, wounded, killed, at times blown to smithereens. Pal Arthur Oxley was killed and I still have his cap badge.” Bill Cheall 6 Green Howards. Hear more at http://fightingthroughpodcast.co.uk/2-wadi-akarit/4594234533
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Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings July Instructions being signalled to waiting landing craft by semaphore at dawn of the opening day of the invasion of Sicily. One is LCI (L) 124 the other is an unidentified LCT.