On route to North Africa – the Skins and Irish Rifles arriving in Algiers.
In the line on the Goubellat Plain.
Fighting at Two Tree Hill, Grandstand and Hill 286. These are accounts of major battles fought by the Skins and the London Irish Rifles
Battling defence on Stuka Ridge. How the Irish Brigade beat off a major German attack against its positions along Stuka Ridge.
Withdrawn from the line and resting at Beja.
Assaults on the Djebels north of Medjez-el-Bab. Accounts of the brigade’s attacks on Jebel Mahdi, Jebel Ang, Tanngoucha and Heidous.
Entering Tunis and joining the Victory Parade.
Resting and renewed training in Guelma in Algeria.
Return to Tunisia on route to Sicily. This tells the story of the brigade’s landing on the coast of south-east Sicily
Fighting advance from Centuripe to Randazzo. This tells the story of the Irish Brigade’s leading role in the 78th Division’s advance from Catenanuova through Centuripe, over the Salso and Simetto rivers and then on to Maletto, its final major engagement of the Sicilian campaign.
At rest at Patti and then onto Taranto.
From Termoli to the Trigno.
From San Salvo to the Sangro.
Fighting to the Moro River and resting at Campobasso.
In the snowdrifts near Castel di Sangro.
At rest, awaiting the call to join the assaults on Monte Cassino.
Barrosa Day and St Patrick’s celebrations out of the line.
On top of Monte Castellone.
Breaking the Gustav Line.
Heading north to Lake Trasimene.
Welcoming the 2nd Skins to the Irish Brigade at Sidi Bishr.
Back to Italy.
North of Florence at Monte Codranco and Monte Spaduro.
Still in the mountains at San Clemente.
Christmas in the snowdrifts.
Continuing in the mountains.
Cleaning up in Forli.
The Senio floodbanks.
From Argenta to the Po.