The Forgotten War in Italy – 1944

Dad talking about the Second World War. He was with the Eighth Army who landed in Italy in 1943 and worked their way up the East coast, the Adriatic Coast. The more famous battle was up the West Coast, the Mediterranean coast, so the advance up  the East coast was called “The Forgotten War”. HereContinue reading “The Forgotten War in Italy – 1944”

World War 2 – 94yr-old Dad reminisces

DRAFT – WORK IN PROGRESS Dad was in the SA Signal Corps in the South Africa Defence Force (or the “Union Army”?). They fought in Egypt and Italy (in the 8th army – British). My military terminology will be found amateur and dodgy, but I’ll fix where I’m told to! Yes SIR! Egypt SA playedContinue reading “World War 2 – 94yr-old Dad reminisces”