WO 223 - War Office: Staff College Camberley 1947 Course Notes on D-Day Landings & Ensuing Campaigns

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  1. PhilM

    PhilM New Member

    I've been working on an OCR application to transcribe Overlord/WW2 documents from the UK National Archives, I've started uploading my progress so far for "WO 223 - War Office: Staff College Camberley, 1947 Course Notes on D-Day Landings and Ensuing Campaigns"

    I've not posted much on this forum so hopefully this is in the right place!

    WO 223/1 = Extracts from Second Army History, 1944 Apr.
    Extracts from Second Army History, 1944 Apr


    WO 223/3 = 50 Div: H.Q. War Diary, D-Day 1944 June (added 17/01/2017)
    50 Div: H.Q. War Diary, D-Day 1944 June


    WO 223/4 = 50 Div: The Artillery Story, 1943 - 1944 (added 05/01/2017)
    50 Div: The Artillery Story, 1943 - 1944


    WO 223/9 = Staff college battlefield tour 1947 approximate enemy dispositions, Normandy
    APPROXIMATE ENEMY DISPOSITION


    WO 223/10 = Interrogation report by 1 Canadian Army, 1944 June - Aug.
    Interrogation report by 1 Canadian Army, 1944 June - Aug.


    WO 223/11 = 2/22 Cheshire Regt.: extract from battalion history, 1944 June
    2nd Bn The Cheshire Regt

    WO 223/13 = NORMANDY 50 DIV (Notes by School of Combined Operations)
    Notes by School of Combined Operations, 1944


    WO 223/14 = 6 Airborne Div.: report on operations, 1944 June
    6 Airborne Div: report on operations, 1944 June


    WO 223/18 = Story of 7 Bn. Light Infantry, The Parachute Regiment, 1943 - 1944
    Story of 7 Bn. Light Infantry, The Parachute Regiment, 1943 - 1944


    WO 223/22 = 1 SS Brigade in Operation "OVERLORD" (added 11-02-2017)
    1 SS Brigade in Operation "OVERLORD"


    WO 223/26 = 1 Bn. R. Ulster Rifles: account of activities, 1944 June
    1st Battalion The Royal Ulster Rifles, Account of activities in the Normandy Campaign


    WO 223/27 = 12 Bn. Devonshire Regt.: diary of events, 1944 June - Aug.
    12 Bn. Devonshire Regt.: diary of events, 1944 June - Aug.


    WO 223/28 = 2 Essex Regt.: report, 1944 June
    Normandy 2nd Battalion The Essex Regiment


    WO 223/29 = 2 Bn. South Wales Borderers: extract from regimental history, 1944 June
    2 Bn. South Wales Borderers: extract from regimental history, 1944 June


    WO 223/30 = The landing of 5 East Yorks, 1944 June
    The landing of 5 East Yorks, 1944 June


    WO 223/31 = 6 Bn. Green Howards: account of operations, 1944 June
    A short account of the operations of 6th Bn GREEN HOWARDS 6 - 27 Jun 44


    WO 223/32 = 6 Bn. Durham Lt. Inf.: report, 1944 June
    6 Durham Light Infantry Report, June 1944


    WO 223/33 = 8 Bn. Durham Lt. Inf.: report, 1944 June
    8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry Report, 1944 June


    WO 223/35 = 149 Field Amb.: extract from unit history, 1943 June - 1945 Jan.
    Extract from History Of 149 (Northumbrian) Field Ambulance From June 1943 - Jan 1945


    WO 223/39 = 1 Bn. Hampshire Regt.: the landing, 1944 June
    Landing of the 1st BN The Hampshire Regiment. June 6th 1944.
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2017
  2. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Fantastic body of work, thanks for sharing
     
  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Phil excellent work, thank you for posting.
    regards
    Clive
     
  4. Arty

    Arty Member

    Great effort Phil

    Regards
    Arty
     
  5. Trackfrower

    Trackfrower Member

    Very interesting, well done

    Lawrence
     
  6. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles

    Superb - top work and most appreciated: more 2 ER reading for me.
     
  7. PhilM

    PhilM New Member

    A few more transcripts have been added to the WO 223 collection since my last update.

    WO 223/8 = 50 (NORTHUMBRIAN) DIVISION, An extract from the divisional history
    50 (NORTHUMBRIAN) DIVISION, An extract from the divisional history


    WO 223/15 = 6 Airborne Div.: H.Q. War Diary, 1944 June
    6 Airborne Div.: H.Q. War Diary, 1944 June


    WO 223/16 = 6 Airborne Div: report on signals operations, 1944 June
    6 Airborne Div: report on signals operations, 1944 June


    WO 223/20 = 9th Bn The Parachute Regiment North West Europe 1944 - 45 (has a lot of information on the training and assualt on Merville Battery)
    9th Bn The Parachute Regiment North West Europe 1944 - 45


    WO 223/25 = Extracts from War Diary 211 Bty. 53 Airlanding Light Regiment Royal Artillery. (Worcestershire Yeomanry)
    211 Bty. 53 Airlanding Lt. Regt. R.A.: extracts from war diary, 1944 June


    WO 223/37 = The Malta Brigade Strikes Back, 1944 June
    The Malta Brigade Strikes Back, 1944 June
     
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