Irish Guards during Operation Goodwood 1944

#OnThisDay 1944 The Allies launch Operation Goodwood in Normandy. The Irish Guards as part of the Guards Division, despite heavy presence of German armour take the town of Cagny. Pictured here are three Irish Guards with dust covers on a Loyd carrier.

The British Army In The Normandy Campaign 1944
The British Army In The Normandy Campaign 1944, Guardsmen of 3rd Irish Guards in a Loyd carrier, wrapped up against the clouds of dust, during Operation ‘Goodwood’, 18 July 1944. (Photo by Capt. E G Malindine/ IWM via Getty Images)

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