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6th Airlanding Brigade (United Kingdom) - Operational History - Normandy
... One of the first Allied units to land in Normandy was 'D' Company 2nd OBLI, commanded by Major John Howard ... The gliders landing on LZ-W contained the remaining men of the 2nd OBLI, and 'A' Company, 12th Devons landed at LZ-W ... commanding officers, ordering the 2nd OBLI to capture the village of Escoville 3 miles (4.8 km) to the south of Ranville, and the 1st RUR to capture Longueval, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south-west of the Le Bas de Ranville ...
6th Airlanding Brigade (United Kingdom) - Operational History - Rhine
... The 2nd OBLI, landing in the north, had to secure the bridges over the River Issel ... Nevertheless, by 1100 the 2nd OBLI and 1st RUR had captured their objectives ... At midnight the 2nd OBLI were attacked by a force of tanks and infantry ...
6th Airlanding Brigade (United Kingdom) - Operational History - Advance To The Seine
... on 17 August along two axes, with the 12th Devons on the left, the 2nd OBLI on the right, and the 1st RUR in reserve ... Outflanking the German position, the 2nd OBLI crossed the river at Touques on 24 August ... The 2nd OBLI attacked and captured the bridge intact, but Mannerville-la-Raoult was only taken at dusk, at the cost of several casualties ...