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
| ||Operation Mallard by Ivan Berryman. (E)|
Price : £65.00
|Halifax Tugs Towing Hamilcar Gliders. Halifax glider tugs of 644 Squadron based at Tarrant Rushton head out across the English Channel with their Hamilcar gliders as part of Operation Overlord in June 1944. The mighty Hamilcar was capable of carry......|
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|Halifax Aviation Art Prints by Ivan Berryman.|
Pack Price : £125.00
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|Aviation Print Pack. ......|
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Friday the 13th by Ivan Berryman.
Operation Mallard by Ivan Berryman. (E)