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D-Day

D-Day 75 Commemorations – World Leaders Gather

Many special events are taking place in the UK and mainland Europe to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day. One of the highest profile … Read More

D-Day 75 – Feature: Sword Beach Overview

We examined the action involving British and Commonwealth forces on Sword Beach during D-Day. The Normandy Invasion of 1944 smashed … Read More

Hillingdon Council Marks D-Day 75 with Special Events

Hillingdon council’s Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre in Uxbridge is hosting a four-day programme of events, … Read More

D-Day 75: RAF North Witham

Britain at War made a special visit to the former RAF North Witham airfield in Lincolnshire on the evening of June 5, to pay tribute … Read More

D-Day: Photo of the Week

Our special photo this week is one of a series of D-Day items that have recently been unearthed from the archives of UK construction … Read More

D-Day: Sisters Remember D-Day – 75 years on

Two sisters of the Budden family; Marjorie Gover (91) and Georgina Hutchings (94) of Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset remember D-Day preparations … Read More

New D-Day Exhibition at Bletchley Park

A major cinematic exhibition showcasing Bletchley Park’s involvement in D-Day opened at the Bedfordshire museum on 11 April. Called … Read More

Ship Chartered in Official Normandy 75 Plans

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has announced plans to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings later this year. Speaking … Read More

D-Day LCT’s Future Secured

Plans to land a 200-foot long landing craft tank – the last known remaining D-Day landing craft – on Southsea beach towards … Read More

Sole Surviving D-Day Landing Craft to be Restored

LCT 7074 to be focal point of The National Museum of the Royal Navy’s affiliate, Portsmouth’s D-Day Museum, thanks to £4.7m from … Read More

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