British Airborne War Diaries

Discussion in 'Airborne' started by von Poop, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

  2. GPRegt

    GPRegt Senior Member


    Agreed. Mark Hickman has done an outstanding job. I've pointed several enquirers in his direction.

    Steve W.
  3. AndyBaldEagle

    AndyBaldEagle Very Senior Member

    Mark's websites are indeed excellent and I had the honour of providnig him with some of the information, including copies of citations fished out of the PRO (as it was then). Also have the War Diairies for the majority of Units who served at Arnhem. If anyone wants/needs copies please let me know and I can dig them out, although there are a number of citations that I have yet to dins.


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  4. Donnie

    Donnie Remembering HHWH

    My great gradfather appears on both the Normandy photo section and the Arnhem section. I am waiting for the Airborne Signals war diary to go up on his website. Dont suppose yo have it?

  5. AndyBaldEagle

    AndyBaldEagle Very Senior Member


    Just PMd you.

    Also have just re-read my post, I have copies of the War Diairies for the month of September 1944 for tge majority of the units that fought at Arnhem with 1st Airborne Division. However the citations I have cover all known Airborne units.

    Hope that makes it a bit clearer. And for an afterthought also I am attempting to get photographs of the headstones/memorials to Airborne personnel, having started with Arnhem first! What an undertaking I seem to have set myself!!

    Regards to all

  6. djcrtoye

    djcrtoye Member

    Hi just found this thread. Went Sicily site and found my Granda Toye. Its good to see his name there
  7. marcus69x

    marcus69x I love WW2 meah!!!

    Some great links there Adam. Cheers. I've bookmarked 'em.
  8. TomTAS

    TomTAS Very Senior Member

  9. Pieter F

    Pieter F Very Senior Member

    I agree, a very good website for research!
  10. James Daly

    James Daly Senior Member

    seconded, I've found Mark's sites invaluable. In particular I think they're very accesible if you're new to military history.

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