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Documents Relating to 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles During World War 2


Quis Separabit - The Journal of The Royal Ulster Rifles - November 1944

Scanned copy of an original (redacted) Regimental Journal from November 1944 which includes:

  • Reports from each Company of the 1st and and 2nd Battalion
  • Details of final training, inter Company/Division sports events and other news
  • Reports of campaign activity to date, including:
    • Dunkirk
    • Combined Operations Training in Scotland
    • 1st Battalion Landing in Normandy on D-Day
    • 2nd Battalion Landing, Cambes Wood and entry in to Caen
    • Light Anti Aircraft Regiment Battalion
    • London Irish Rifles in:
      • North Africa
      • Sicily including: Battler of Maletto; Battle of Centuripe and Crossings of Salso and Simeto Rivers
      • Italy including: The Trigno ; The Battle of the Sangro; Forli and Baranello; Cassino
  • A selection of photos 

The .pdf document runs to 158 pages and is unfortunately too large to be previewed on Google Drive though can be downloaded in .pdf format by copying and pasting the link below:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=14Vl7yJXkzFh6phoL96XmrZQasok2ePAn


The Harp - The Frontline Newspaper of The Royal Ulster Rifles - December 1944

Scanned .pdf copy of an original copy of Volume 196 of "The Harp" produced in occupied France in December 1944 including news, messages from commanding officers, quizzes, jokes and cartoons.

Can be viewed and/or downloaded in .pdf format by copying and pasting the link below:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1BtnsCRhMF8YPLJLasxGEBOthViPt1LrZ


Extract From The Illustrated London News - March 1945

Scanned .pdf copy of extract from an original copy of The Illustrated London News in March 1945 covering 3rd Division advances through Hechwald, Kervenheim and Weeze.

Can be viewed and/or downloaded in .pdf format by copying and pasting the link below:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1wcoEqTSjJg4xMcid1m1I_iKaX8htZUy-



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