===== Assignment =====
50th Division was designated to land on [[Gold Beach]], in company with the [[8th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)|]]. The 151st Brigade was part of the second wave, to land after the beach was secure and push inland. The Brigade was to move southwest from Gold Beach toward Route Nationale 13.
[[File:Shelter near an M10.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Troops take shelter near an M10 Wolverine tank destroyer,6 June 1944]]
[[File:Knocked out German Mk IV tank.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Officers inspect a German Mk IV tank knocked out by the Durham Light Infantry – 11 June 1944.]]===== Action =====
The 151st Brigade came ashore as planned, and got to the outskirts of [[Bayeux]]. During the next week the Brigade advanced past Bayeux. On 14 June, the Brigade fought in [[Operation Perch]] against the [[Panzer Lehr Division]]. The Brigade made the initial assault on the villages of [[Lingèvres]] and , which were captured by the 9th DLI. Later that day the Brigade and the [[...|231st Brigade]], also of the 50th Division, were cut off south of the villages, formed a "brigade box" and repulsed heavy German counterattacks before withdrawing.
The Brigade continued to fight in Normandy until the German rout in August.