Tomorrow afternoon at 18.00hrs, I will be attending the ceremony to commemorate the May 28th 1940 Esquelbecq massacre. Please join me tomorrow in a toast to remember these brave British soldiers who gave the SS a bloody nose and then paid dearly for their courage Tomorrow is the anniversary of the infamous Esquelbecq/Wormhout massacre which took place on May 28th 1940 and became one of the worst war attrocities of WW2 against British troops. The 2nd Batt Warwicks fought the SS Liebstandarte to a standstill and after expanding all of their ammo, they surrendered. Their reward? Over a 100 men were marched into a cattle shed where the SS then carried out their infamous massacre. Grenades were thrown in, men were machine gunned down and if that wasn't bad enough, they were then pulled out 5 at a time and executed. Some were finished off with the rifle butt and bayonet. The Warwicks Officer was executed as he attempted to take shelter in a pond and another man with him was shot through the neck as he tried to hide after having one of his arms torn off in the barn by grenade explosions. Others were thrown into blazing vehicles and buildings. Bastards!! Whilst this was going on, another SS regiment was massacreing the 2nd West Norfolks at Le Paradise who likewise had surrendered after fighting to the last round. Over 100 of these men were placed against a barn wall and machined gunned down and finished off with rifle buts and bayonets likewise. Bastards!! I know this as I have been briefed to represent the Ypres Branch of the RBL at several ceremonies being held to commemorate these brave men in France tomorrow afternoon. Sep Dietrich and Moltke or whatever your bloody names are, I will see you both in hell one day and then!!!