The use of SELFOSS as a location for a Platoon base was significant as the town was the defensive key to the Kaldadarnes airfield. The location was the one place where the Brigade suffered a death due to enemy action - as a result of an air-raid -and this will be found described within the War Diary of 1st Tyneside Scottish.
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The photographs below are a mixture of historical images and those taken during our 2010 research visit.
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