75th anniversary of D-Day

Becky's Poems, Books and ww1/2 journey

For many months and weeks people, organisations and communities up and down the country and abroad have been planning events and memorials in order to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day which takes place tomorrow. Being such a pivotal point in the war it is only right that it is commemorated and that those who took part in D-Day and the Normandy landings and those who died should be remembered. It is particularly fitting that a group of D-Day veterans have been taken over to Normandy for the special day and what memories it must bring up for them.

My village, Everton in Hampshire, will be having a commemoration service in front of the memorial stone followed by a talk by a local historian on the preparations for D-Day in the local area and how residents of the village might have witnessed activity from nearby ports and airstrips. A poem…

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