Walks Through TimeWorld War II

Volunteer Seaborne Observers for D-Day

As part of the planning for D-Day and Operation Overlord, the question of minimising “friendly fire” incidents was discussed. Previous operations had been blighted with the problem, and a solution was sought.

Enter the pool of expert aircraft identifiers… The Royal Observer Corps.

Excerpt from “Sentinels of Britain – The Wartime Story of the Royal Observer Corps” – ©Cyclops 2005

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