Army

What Role Did The Royal Ulster Rifles Play Following D-Day

Following the D-Day landings, the first task for the Second Battalion of the Royal Ulster Rifles was to "Capture and Consolidate" the...

Following the D-Day landings, the first task for the Second Battalion of the Royal Ulster Rifles was to "Capture and Consolidate" the village of Cambes, six miles in land from Sword Beach. 
 
Members of today's military have recently returned to the site of that battle to better understand why the battalion paid such a high price for victory.