0900 hours Commanding Officer went to Brigade ‘O’ Group. General situation - a large scale attack is being launched on the 8 CORPS’ front South East across the River ODON. The Brigade is to come under command of 8 CORPS again and take up a defensive position on the Left flank of 8 CORPS with:- 1st Battalion WELSH GUARDS at BRETTEVILLE L’ORGUEILLEUSE 9272 and NORREY ENBESSIN 9270 5th Battalion COLDSTREAM GUARDS at ST. MANVIEU 9368 3rd Battalion IRISH GUARDS at LE GAULE 9267. Opposite this sector 12 S.S. Division is strongly entrenched in CARPIQUET Aerodrome 9668.
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