Hostile Shores

Commando Operations

Opening the Port of Antwerp was a hugely difficult task involving the Royal Marine Commandos and other units. Michael E Haskew details the bloody effort to seize Walcheren

MEN OF THE LOWLAND REGIMENT AND THE KING’S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS (155TH BRIGADE) PUSH THROUGH VLISSINGEN (FLUSHING). (SGT STIGGINS/IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM)

Through the darkness Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Farndale Phillips, RM, gazed at the assemblage of military might before him. Soon it would be unleashed on a hostile shore.

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