The Fighting 43rd ~ song

The Fighting 43rd ~ song

The Fighting 43rd Song written post World War Two.  The 43rd Battery of the 12th Field Regiment. The overtone here is one of triumphant confidence. But in this song, however carelessly and off-handedly expressed, there is always the worry that, after all the... Read more
The Regiment That Never Was ~ Poem

The Regiment That Never Was ~ Poem

Poem by author Timothy Damer, 12th Field Regiment “Like the people in the Land of Oz, A Regiment that never was? ….But what happened there is another story, Let others tell of death and glory, To-night – what matters gathering here Is the boys... Read more
Dugouts are being redecorated ~ Jan 11- 1945

Dugouts are being redecorated ~ Jan 11- 1945

The 12th Field Regiment Troops endure the cold and bitter Winter of 1945 in Groesbeek and Nijmegen, Netherlands area On January 11th, “The men are all busy fixing up their new homes—dugouts are being redecorated….” Read excerpts from World War Two... Read more