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D-Day

It’s pitch black, 00:16 hours and you’ve just crash-landed near Caen. You’re in hostile territory, lost, and some of your comrades are already dead and wounded. You’re just 20 years old and have never been in combat. So began D-Day … Continue reading

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Remember D-Day

It’s pitch black, 00:16 hours and you’ve just crash-landed near Caen. You’re in hostile territory, lost, and some of your comrades are already dead and wounded. You’re just 20 years old and have never been in combat. So began D-Day … Continue reading

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Remember D-Day

First things first. At 0016 hours today, the Horsas began to crash-land near the Caen Canal in Normandy, France. The liberation of Europe was under way. Over 24,000 young men jumped from planes or landed in gliders to support the … Continue reading

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