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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.

To read the Wikipedia article about the locality please click here.

The photographs below are a mixture of historical images and those taken during our 2010 research visit.

Aerial view of Selfoss March 1943

Selfoss bridge in August 1942

Local Memorial to 269 Squadron

Selfoss bridge in 2010

River OLFUSA at Selfoss in 2010

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