D-day

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Sean Spicer confuses Pearl Harbor anniversary with D-day
Trump’s former press secretary apologized for his error, after criticizing Biden for not acknowledging D-day last year

Martin Pengelly in New York

07, Dec, 2022 @6:57 PM

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On Slapton Sands: why my walk along Devon’s coast was a journey through time
A lot has happened in this little corner of the UK – discovery of early man, regal holidays, war disaster, humpback whale visits – all of which enrich the experience of taking this route

Ashish Ghadiali

02, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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D-day tribute or theme park? Battle rages over Normandy plan
Critics say €90m project would reduce allied landing to a money-spinning tourist attraction

Kim Willsher in Paris

29, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Funeral for D-day veteran Harry Billinge held in Cornwall
Crowds line streets to pay their respects to royal engineer who survived landings and raised more than £50,000 for veterans

Steven Morris

26, Apr, 2022 @1:11 PM

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Douglas Coxell obituary
Other lives: Pilot who flew with the RAF during the second world war and then for a civil airline in the Channel Islands

Chris Baker

18, Apr, 2022 @11:36 AM

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D-day veteran and fundraiser Harry Billinge dies at 96
Royal Engineer survived landings and battles in France and went on to raise more than £50,000 for veterans

Caroline Davies

05, Apr, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Stan Perry obituary
Tank commander with the Sherwood Rangers during the second world war who was tactically astute and had a flair for leadership

James Holland

02, Nov, 2021 @5:46 PM

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‘France is for ever grateful’: Normandy memorial for British D-day troops unveiled
Ceremony takes place at Ver-sur-Mer for 22,442 soldiers under British command who died during D-day and Battle of Normandy

Kim Willsher in Ver-sur-Mer

06, Jun, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Normandy marks D-day anniversary with new memorial
Dwindling band of veterans sadly missing as Normandy marks D-day anniversary with tribute to more than 22,000 soldiers under UK command

Kim Willsher Bénouville, Normandy

06, Jun, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Letter: Chris Cramer obituary
Aidan White writes: Cramer’s difficult early relationship with his father blossomed into intense affection in later years

Aidan White

11, Mar, 2021 @6:39 PM

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Bill Fearns obituary
Other lives: Marine engineer who designed U-boat hunting vessels in the second world war

Les Fearns

25, Oct, 2020 @4:36 PM

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French health ban keeps Allied D-day veterans away
Normandy locals mourn the absence of the Allied soldiers forced to stay at home for the first time in 76 years

Kim Willsher

06, Jun, 2020 @5:00 PM

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