1. Smeggers

    Smashing Hitler's Guns

    Smashing Hitler's Guns. The Rangers at Pointe-du-Hoc. By Stephen J. Zaloga ISBN: 978 1 4728 4983 0. Published by Osprey Publishing Ltd. Stephen J. Zaloga is a world renown expert on D-Day operations; both his Grandfather and his Father landed on Omaha beach, the latter, some weeks after...
  2. untallguy

    D-Day Cover Up At Pointe Du Hoc Volume II

    D-Day Cover Up At Pointe Du Hoc is a two-volume book which describes the training and preparation of the 2nd and 5th Battalions of the US Rangers and their attack on the Pointe du Hoc gun battery on D-Day; I read the second volume which covers 1st May to 10th June 1944. The author, Gary Sterne...
  3. JINGO

    Pointe Du Hoc.

    The storming of Pointe Du Hoc by Colonel James Rudders 2nd Ranger Battalion is undoubtably one of the most singularity impressive feats of arms on a day repleat with them. To stand on the moonscape of the heavily cratered site, studded with immense concrete blockhouses, and then gaze over the...
  4. CanteenCowboy

    Fitba (Football, North of the Border)

    Well now that Rangers have gained promotion to the Premiership, it's high time we have somewhere to discuss the game* in Scotland, both the beautiful and the ugly side of the game. So wether you support one of the Old Firm or your local Junior team you can and gloat, moan and celebrate your...