Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

19/3/2009

The great betrayal: How the Government is treating the 65th anniversary of D-Day with utter disdain

Their achievement stands as one of the greatest military triumphs in history.

It is, frankly, inconceivable to imagine anything as big or audacious as D-Day being attempted ever again: more than 300,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen in a bloody dawn attack which liberated France and Europe and changed the world.

These days, their average age is 84. But the people they liberated from Nazi rule will never forget them – which is why, to this day, the veterans of the D-Day landings find it extremely hard to pay for so much as a drink when they set foot on the Normandy beaches. for more click here

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