1810 - The Light Division fell back after Almeida to Freizedas where it remained while the French besieged the fortress of Almeida.
1944 - 2nd (Airborne) Bn, Oxf & Bucks LI – CHATEAU ST COME.(NORMANDY)
Our own arty was active during the night a number of VICTOR targets being engaged.
The enemy have been rather more hesitant about showing themselves to-day and our snipers only claim two certain hits and 5 probables.
About 50 men attended a concert given by the Regtl Band at OUISTREHAM and a further 50 attended a film show at LUC SUR MER.
1944 – 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion – NORMANDY.
The Regimental band gave another splendid performance on the 26th July, immediately after which the Germans put two shells into the theatre!