Operation Infatuate


the codename for the invasion of the Dutch Island of Walcheren, was a major Combined Operation’s amphibious landing against entrenched German defensive positions. The fortified island stood at the mouth of the River Scheldt blocking Allied access to the captured port of Antwerp some 60 kilometres inland. It was urgently needed to supply the advancingFortsätt läsa ”Operation Infatuate”

SOE in Scotland training site during ww2


Glenmore Lodge lies some six miles east of Aviemore, and was formerly a Victorian hunting lodge, and became a hostel when the Central Council for Physical Education acquired it in 1947. It later became the Loch Morlich Youth Hostel, and then the Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel, after Scotland’s National Outdoor Training Centre was opened inFortsätt läsa ”SOE in Scotland training site during ww2”