Following many years of experience in tropical climates, the British Army was keenly aware of the need for hygiene and the potential dangers of flies in the spread of disease. This poster demonstrates this in pictorial as well as written form.
From an original in our collection.
The soldier shown, a Dorset Regiment sergeant, wears the ceremonial No 1 Dress uniform but is holding the SMLE Rifle, the accurate and reliable British infantryman’s friend in two World Wars. Poster comes with a history written by the Curator. From an original in our collection.
A detailed map showing the Normandy Coast between Arromanches and Courselles Sur Mer in 1944. As featured in Tim Saunder's book 'Gold Beach JIG'.
Three Maps - Cruelly, Ryes and Hill 112.
A detailed map showing the Normandy Coast between Port en Bessin and Arromanches in 1944. As featured in Tim Saunder's book 'Gold Beach JIG'. Includes Longues Sur Mer.
Two D Day Maps showing Creully and Ryes.
A detailed map showing Hill 112, Normandy on 8th July 1944. As featured in Tim Saunder's book 'Hill 112'.