Tuesday, June 5, 2018

D-Day June 6, 1944 00:30 Double BST

Oberleutnant Brandenburger commanding the 5th Battalion of the 125th Mechanized Infantry Regiment reports to the Regimental Command Post that he is observing an airborne operation to the east of the Orne river.
– 110 bombers belonging to the Bomber Command N°1 Group and N °100 Group attack the anti-aircraft batteries in the Caen-Carpiquet area.