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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A plaque made from driftwood from Bernieres-Sur-Mer on whose beaches the Battalion acted as Beach Party on D-Day (6 June 1944) and in the weeks thereafter.
Bernieres, People of;
...1944 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
Weather bad. Visibility poor. Tonnage: 1260.
1730hrs. Two FWs 190 destroyed over Beach area.
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