Juno - the Canadian attack
On the evening of the 5th of June, following a day's postponement due to poor weather conditions, Commodore Oliver's J Force cast off from ports in the vicinity of Southampton. A few hours later, the troops were due to land on Juno Beach.
Aboard HMS Hilary, Commodore Oliver was in command of over 360 vessels of all sorts. They were accompanied by the naval bombardment E Force entrusted with the mission of destroying the coastal defences to facilitate Canadian progression...
- Beau livre
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