Our boys on the beach… who gave their all!

Our boys on the beach… who gave their all!

Gunner Walter Culhane Bittle of the 12th Field R.C.A. , 11th Battery, Toronto, was KIA on August 14 1944 near Hautmensil / Falaise. Walter and his wife Kay’s letters were the breath of life and love between them from the days Walter left overseas in England for... Read more
Operations Overlord Normandy France

Operations Overlord Normandy France

Operations Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the operation that launched the invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II by Allied forces. Excerpt from the book ” Into Action with the 12th Field – Lt. Col. T. J. Bell... Read more
M7 Priest Self Propelled Guns

M7 Priest Self Propelled Guns

In the Fall of 1943,  following the appointment of Lt Colonel R.H. Webb as Commanding Officer, marked the arrival of the M7 or Priest Self-Propelled gun; new training and skills were required for the 12th Field Regiment.  M7 Priest – Self Propelled Guns... Read more