Last Saturday was the anniversary of D Day and also our gathering to play our Battle of the River Imjin game,
which happened to be just up the road from the Cobbaton collection in North Devon.
Devon played a major role in the preparations for D Day playing host to several of the Allied divisions that would be in the vanguard of the landings and providing training areas, often at the great inconvenience of the locals, for the troops involved. The north Devon coast was used extensively for assault training for the US forces and the remains of those exercises together with numerous photos of them exist as a record of those summer days in 1944.
In celebration of the D Day landings, military vehicle enthusiasts had gathered at the Cobbaton Collection and we were lucky to be around as the convoy of WWII vehicles set off to the coast; and I grabbed a few pictures as they passed by.
Next up 3/24e Ligne and play testing the Sword & Spear Ancient Rules at the DWG