Helped build Hamilcar gliders in the early part of the war, before joining the Royal Navy, and taking part in Operation Neptune, D-Day. Joining the Royal Navy in May 1943, he served as a messenger at all action stations as part of the quarter-deck staff on board HMS Bellona. The ship was involved in several Russian Convoys, as well as around the Bay of Biscay and on D-Day was the only British ship situated off Omaha Beach offering anti-aircraft protection for the US Battleships Texas and Nevada who were bombarding the beach to aide the advancing US troops.
Items Signed by Eddie Young
| ||Halifax Tugs Towing Hamilcar Gliders by Ivan Berryman. (E)|
Price : £65.00
|Halifax glider tugs of 644 Squadron, Tarrant Rushton, 1944. ......|
Packs with at least one item featuring the signature of Eddie Young
|Halifax Aviation Art Prints by Ivan Berryman.|
Pack Price : £125.00
Saving : £120
|Aviation Print Pack. ......|
Titles in this pack :
Friday the 13th by Ivan Berryman.
Halifax Tugs Towing Hamilcar Gliders by Ivan Berryman. (E)
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