The Northern Flank D+17 (26 July, 1987) Part I

AFNORTH’s preparations to commence offensive operations in the north were well underway on the morning of D+17. Additional US Marines, as well as their British counterparts were being airlifted to Banak, reinforcing the troops already on the ground there. The Norwegian air station, which had been under Soviet control until recently, would be established as …

The Northern Flank D+10 (19 July, 1987) Part III

Air & Land Operations in Northern Norway on D+10   Author’s Note: This entry is being done in timeline form. Apologies in advance. Feeling a bit under the weather today and don’t want to get bogged down on this entry too much since I’m planning to have the North Atlantic D+10 wrapped up by Christmas …