War Diary - CRA - January 1941
1 January 1941
Inspected 388 Field Battery, Royal Artillery (less one Troop) at Borganes. Variation in temperature. Ice on roads in the morning, rain and rise in temperature in the evening.
2 January 1941
By road to Reykjavik (95 miles in 7 hours). Slight difficulties on Northern and Southern shores of Hvalfjordur due to ice and erosion. This route was only possible owing to the prolonged thaw. Nearly all snow had disappeared. A few isolated patches of ice remained. High wind and rain all day.
7 January 1941
Accompanied G.O.C. on recce of Hvalfjordur, with a view to Anti-aircraft protection of anchorage.
13 January 1941
14 January 1941
Recce KEFLAVIK area, with a view to Anti-aircraft protection of projected aerodrome.
22 January 1941
Recce area Alafoss – Pingvellir – GEITHALS – SANDSKEID, for possible Artillery Range. Area astride roads Alafoss – Pingvellir and GEITHALS – Pingvellir unsuitable, but possibilities in area GEITHALS – SANDSKEID.
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