LiveREMEMBERING D-DAY: 70 years ago

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Summary

  • On June 6, 1944 tens of thousands of Allied troops crossed the Channel in a bid to liberate mainland Europe and deliver a final crushing blow to the Nazis.
  • The mission, codenamed Operation Overlord, took meticulous planning, cunning deception, unnerring discipline and unquestioning bravery.
  • Many of those who took part in the D-Day landings never returned.
  • Today we bring you the events as they would have happened on June 6, 1944 and commemorate the brave veterans and the fallen heroes of D-Day.

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5:00pm Fri 6 Jun 14

D.shoreditch says...

Now as we sit under the unelected dictatorship of the EU which succesive treacherous Governments have sold us out too, it makes one wonder why should they have sacrificed so much only to be betrayed ?

Sorry chaps.
Now as we sit under the unelected dictatorship of the EU which succesive treacherous Governments have sold us out too, it makes one wonder why should they have sacrificed so much only to be betrayed ? Sorry chaps. D.shoreditch
  • Score: 9

9:23pm Fri 6 Jun 14

annotater says...

May I personally thank everybody that gave us all a free life.
Thank you.

D.shoreditch, With respect, Money is nothing compared to the loss of so many for us all to enjoy our freedom.
May I personally thank everybody that gave us all a free life. Thank you. D.shoreditch, With respect, Money is nothing compared to the loss of so many for us all to enjoy our freedom. annotater
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10:01pm Fri 6 Jun 14

D.shoreditch says...

annotater wrote:
May I personally thank everybody that gave us all a free life.
Thank you.

D.shoreditch, With respect, Money is nothing compared to the loss of so many for us all to enjoy our freedom.
I said nothing about money. I was reffering to the personal freedom and British Sovereignty that they fought for which has been betrayed
[quote][p][bold]annotater[/bold] wrote: May I personally thank everybody that gave us all a free life. Thank you. D.shoreditch, With respect, Money is nothing compared to the loss of so many for us all to enjoy our freedom.[/p][/quote]I said nothing about money. I was reffering to the personal freedom and British Sovereignty that they fought for which has been betrayed D.shoreditch
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