Friday, February 7, 2014

Feb

7

1944

Victoria Cross for ‘tommy’ gun stand at Anzio

Satisfied that no further attack would be made, he made his way to a nearby cave to have his wound dressed, but before this could be done the enemy attacked again. He at once returned to his post and continued to engage the enemy for another hour, by which time the left of the battalion position was consolidated and the enemy was finally driven off.