The D-Day Story Collection

newspaper

The Hertfordshire Regiment Daily News

'The Hertfordshire Regiment Daily News' (formerly '9 Beach Group Daily News') newspaper No.51, dated 28.7.1944. It gives details of how the war is progressing particularly the Landings in Northern France. Part of a collection of '9 Beach Group Daily News' news sheets, which previously belonged to Major William Nichols, who on and after D-Day was the Beach Company Commander on King Red Sector, Gold Beach (Ver-sur-Mer). Beach Group troops were based near the beach and organised the landing and movement inland of troops and supplies.

Location: In store, can be viewed by appointment

Reference: 1986/7/50