Operation Goodwood Lectures

Discussion in 'Books, Films, TV, Radio' started by Seroster, Aug 22, 2018.

  1. Seroster

    Seroster Canadian researcher

    Noticed this morning on YouTube that there is an old Army video series uploaded discussing Goodwood with interviews with Generals "Pip" Roberts and Hans von Luck.

    First part:
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  2. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles

    Great stuff so far, thanks.

    I knew that Pip Roberts was young, but 37 as a divisional commander in 1944 is remarkable.

    Pt. 2: Roberts speaks of Hobart as having first commanded the division, but his pronunciation of the name was unexpected: HOH-buht not HO-bart. You learn something new everyday!
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  3. m kenny

    m kenny Senior Member

    So much of the area has changed since those films. They are the best source for how it used to look.
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  4. Seroster

    Seroster Canadian researcher

    Good point!

    I felt like falling out my chair when Roberts passed the discussion on to Bill Close.

    Very much like the maps. I often have a hard time keeping all the locations in my head when I'm reading a book, if they are even shown on the maps.

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