WW2 Monthly History - January
There are too many operations and/or notable dates to mention each and every one here.
4th Jan ‘43 ; - Operations in the Djebel Azzag (Sedjenane) area involving No 6 Commando. The Paras were involved in this area as well. The following months would see two great battles in the region involving Allied Forces that would include No 1 Commando.
January 1945 - 1 Commando Brigade consisting of No.3 (Army) and No.6 (Army) Commandos and Nos.45 and 46 Royal Marine Commandos were operating across the Maas patrolling the Linne area, along with No.41 Royal Marine Commando patrolling the Lower Maas. Amongst their many casualties was Lance Corporal Henry Eric Harden, R.A.M.C. attached to 45RM Commando, who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry. His citation can be found here on our Victoria Cross section [view].