GHQ War Diary May 1940

Discussion in 'Higher Formations' started by Phil Watson, Aug 2, 2022.

  1. Phil Watson

    Phil Watson New Member

    I was wondering if there is a tread, or if anyone has a copy of the GHQ War Diary for May 1940 - primarily looking for 12th Lancer references either to GHQ or the three cavalry divisions - Regards Phil
  2. MongoUK

    MongoUK Junior Member

    I have the 12L WD for this period, but not a GHQ one.

    Would be interested in the GHQ one, especially Oct and Dec 1939 if anyone does crop up (Sorry to hijack).
  3. Rich Payne

    Rich Payne Rivet Counter Patron 1940 Obsessive

    Would that be classified as "General Operations" ? WO167/4 covers G Ops for May and June 1940...I've not looked at those..How "Hands on" was GHQ in terms of the units it controlled in 1940 ? 12th Lancers moved about a lot, from losing their first Morris car forward of the Dijl to abandoning the rest at Bray-Dunes.

    G OPs Sept - Dec 1939 is WO167/2
  4. Phil Watson

    Phil Watson New Member

    I also have the 12L War Dairy - it is the GHQ one for the period of May 1940 which is the one I am looking for?

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