Wayne a écrit :
"Did your father come to Beauvais (Oise) ?"
I don't remember him ever mentioning the town but I read in my fathers book "The Grenadier Guards in the War of 1939 to 1945" that his regiment helped liberate the town, so he may have been there. He spent a week or so on the road between Vire and Vassey, which I know is quite far away from Beauvais. The Grenadiers were there as support if the Germans broke out of Caen. When we drove this road in 2000 he could remember exactly where his tank was situated and pointed out a farm where the occupants supplied them with eggs and meat. He had plentiful praise for the people of France, who he said had a very brave and well supported resistance (Maquis?) compared to the Dutch and Belgians.
Hi Wayne ! Thank you very much for your answer.