D-Day Spearhead Brigade: The Hampshires, Dorsets & Devons on 6th June 1944 by Christopher Jary.
Landing on the Normandy beaches early in the morning of 6th June 1944 demanded iron resolution and stalwart courage. Christopher Jary uses the stories and testimonies of the brave men of the Hampshires, Dorsets and Devons to offer a more personal and emotive look at the events of D-Day and to illustrate their courage and their sacrifice.
“Extremely well researched with a wealth of information and so well-paced that the story develops an energy ofits own as it progresses. It is a joy to read”. Denis Bounsall DCM, who landed at 0730 on D-Day with the 1st Battalion, Dorset Regiment.
D-Day Spearhead Brigade is a must read for anybody interested in D-Day and the history of the Hampshire Regiment, Dorsetshire Regiment and Devonshire Regiment. The book tells the story of 231 (Malta) Brigade on D-Day, 6th June 1944.