World War 2

3CLY landing in Normandy on D+1

Overview of KSY involvement

Soldiers of our regiment were involved in

  • The British forces in France in 1939/40 and the evacuations from Dunkirk and St Valery
  • The war in the Western Desert in North Africa
  • The war in Sicily and Italy
  • The allied landings in Normandy in 1944,  and the subsequent fighting in France, Holland and Germany
  • Plus defensive operations in Britain, the Middle East, Iceland and elsewhere

You can read about our detailed involvement, and find more information about major battles,  in the following pages.