Operation “Switchback” Oct. 6th 1944

Operation “Switchback” Oct. 6th 1944

Operation “Switchback” began at 0330 hours October 6th Excerpt from Into Action with the 12th Field – LT. T.J. Bell ” This operation across the Leopold Canal in the Scheldt Estuary was one of the toughest the Infantry had to fight. Essentially... Read more
25 September 1944: Operation “Undergo” started

25 September 1944: Operation “Undergo” started

25 September 1944: Operation MARKET-GARDEN ends. Allies: 1100 killed; 6400 are captured. For 12th Field Regiment ” Operation¬† “Undergo” started on September 25th and we fired a long fire plan in support. Escalles was quickly cleared by the 8th... Read more
Change of SP’s for towed 25-pdrs

Change of SP’s for towed 25-pdrs

June 1944 – excerpt from Into Action with the 12th Field : The 8th Brigade had resumed their position in reserve of the 7th and 9th Brigades. Our FOO ‘s were recalled leaving one OP out with the 9th Brigade. A great deal has happened during the month of... Read more