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Normandy - A successful Recce Patrol

Unit/ Formation: 46 Cdo RM


Location: France


Period/ Conflict: World War II


Year: 1944


Date/s: 8 July 1944


Task To answer the following questions:-



(i) Is there any wire fwd of enemy's FDLs along line of hedgerow 142770 - 141772?

(ii) If so, what type and thickness of wire - is it a Bangalore task.

(iii) Distance of obstacle from line of FDLs.

(iv) Are there any indications of mines - in the wire, or fwd, or in rear of it?

(v) What is the best route for a small raiding party up to line of FDLs.




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