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Oct 15, 2016

D-Day poetry of CSM D E Gray MM

Great unpublished history!

"We're having a marvellous time!"

 

When Company Sergeant Major Gray wasn't fighting for the Green Howards, sometime in 1944 he found time to compose some war poetry. Six linked poems paint a picture of the journey across the English Channel and onwards through...


Oct 9, 2016

Memoirs of CSM D E Gray MM - Part 2

War memoirs of a WW2 military medal hero

Great unpublished history!

"Cognac, Calvados and kisses!"

Episode one of the diary ended with Company Sergeant Major Gray winning the Military Medal. His battalion, the 7 Green Howards, had landed on Gold Beach on D-Day 6 June and advanced some...


Oct 7, 2016

Podcast episode 6

Memoirs of CSM D E Gray MM - Part 1

War memoirs of a WW2 military medal hero

Great unpublished history!

Doug Gray was there on D-Day and beyond. He wrote his diary and fascinating it is too. He even wrote a diary entry on the day he won his military medal, before he knew he'd won it!

The diary’s been...


May 16, 2013

Graphic accounts of the D-Day landings taken from two veteran memoirs

Great, unpublished history!

Startling accounts from two different perspectives - one from an infantryman, the other from a Royal Engineer, both landing on Gold Beach under heavy fire. This is the third episode in the WWII podcast series Fighting...