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‘How D-Day spoiled my tea’ – and other first-hand war memories

“I was just a soldier. Being Jewish didn’t cross my mind and therefore it didn’t cross anybody else’s mind.” Lola adds, “Everyone knew we were Jewish. They weren’t antisemitic in those days.

U.S. Army troops and crewmen aboard a Coast Guard manned LCVP approach a beach on D-Day in Normandy

Trump, Macron honor D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell"

U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May joined Macron at separate ceremonies along a 80km (50 mile) stretch of Normandy coastline.

By REUTERS
06/06/2019

75 years later: How many Jews fought in D-Day?

Over 4,000 of the soldiers who landed on the Normandy beaches to fight in D-Day were Jewish,” said Walter Bingham, a Germany-born veteran who fought with the British Army in the Normandy landings.

The C47 (DC3 or C47 - The workhorse (aka DC3 or Dakota) after restoration.) after restoration.

Restored D-Day plane to make first flight on 75th anniversary

In December, Mikey McBryan acquired an old DC-3 plane that had been flown in the D-Day invasion. Since then, he and his crew have been restoring the aircraft piece by piece.

05/06/2019
Men saved from Dunkirk

75th D-Day anniversary: A Jewish perspective

In June 1940, that same stretch of water had seen “Operation Dynamo,” the evacuation of 338,226 British and French soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk, cut off and surrounded by German troops.

Paris to Normandy via Nellie

As we mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, the ‘Magazine’ tools around the region where so much history happened.

By BRIAN JABLON
31/05/2019
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