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'My Father's Recollections of 1st July 1916' by Major Philip Wright OBE: Cambs Suffolks on the Somme
The first of July 1916 dawned
with a light mist and all the signs of a glorious summer’s day. A thousand
yards from the German line, my father’s battalion, the 11 th Suffolk
(about 900 men), spent the night in and around the small château in
trench-riddled ...

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'My Father's Recollections of 1st July 1916' by Major Philip Wright OBE: Cambs Suffolks on the Somme
The first of July 1916 dawned
with a light mist and all the signs of a glorious summer’s day. A thousand
yards from the German line, my father’s battalion, the 11 th Suffolk
(about 900 men), spent the night in and around the small château in
trench-riddled ...

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The Fight for Bolkhov (July 1943)
Following the successful defeat of the German attack on Kursk (Operation Citadel) the Soviet High Command launched the Kutuzov counter-stroke - as planned. Model, the German commander responsible for the force attacking the northern shoulder of the Kursk sa...

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Victory Day in Russia (9th May 2016)
Over the years I have had the immense privilege of attending Victory Day celebrations in a variety of cities and towns in Russia. The memory of what Russians call the Great Patriotic War is still very strong - fanned, as it is, by a political establishment ...

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