Irish Brigade

The story of the 38th (Irish) Brigade in the Second World War

Faugh a Ballagh        Nec Aspera Terrent         Quis Separabit


Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Remembering Major Franklyn-Vaile

Following the successful assault on the Pytchley Line at Sinagoga, 1 RIrF were brought up to continue the Irish Brigade’s forward progress and at 730am on 17th May 1944, a further artillery barrage presaged the Faughs’ attack with the objective of reaching high ground near Massa Cerro (Fernie Line), which would then allow them to…

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