August 14th: The grimmest day of the war for the 12th Field

August 14th: The grimmest day of the war for the 12th Field

Lest we forget! from our project archives: August 2017 August 14th, 1944 – It was to be the grimmest day of the war for the 12th Regiment R.C.A. The Regiment was the victim of a horrible and ghastly tragedy. The R.A.F. and R.C.A.F. bombed their first target,...
Give the Children Freedom

Give the Children Freedom

The first of April 2015, the 12th Field crew captured the emotions for the 70th commemorations during the Final Push liberations and re-enactments by the Keep them Rolling Netherlands. Give the Children Freedom is a poem reading and excerpt preview for the documentary...
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...
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...