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The Conquest of Normandy & The Red Army’s Advance to Warsaw, June-July 1944.

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After D-Day – The Battle for Normandy: The landings of 6th June were, of course, ‘just’ the beginning of the campaign to liberate Western Europe from the occupation of the Third Reich. Having got into…

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Commemorating the Normandy Landings

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Documenting D-Day: This Thursday, 6th June, many of the world’s leaders will be gathering on the beaches in Normandy to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. Those veterans who survived the…

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In memory of racing pigeon Gustav the grizzle coloured war pigeon

On Tuesday 6 June 1944, Gustav the grizzle coloured war pigeon was released on Sword Beach in Normandy to deliver the first news of D-Day back to UK. Today, the Royal Pigeon Racing Association and NATO’s Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, … Continue reading

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75 years to remember

Today is a special day for humanity. It is a day which should have us to remember all those who died in the multiple wars. But it should also bring grate gratitude for those who were forced to see and … Continue reading

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Blood soaking the water at democracy’s beachhead

In the several wars we have seen the last 100 years those who had to go to fight found in their co-soldiers not only necessary protective combatants but also comrades and friends. Lot of youngsters were called under subscription or … Continue reading

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Friendship and Offer for the cause of democracy

In the previous posting Invasion of Normandy a day never to forget I opened talking about the demography, looking how in the previous century our regions managed to have a growing population.  World War I and World War II took care … Continue reading

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Invasion of Normandy a day never to forget

The last century because of compulsory vaccination and improvements in medicine and sanitation the West could see a major population growth which had some very serious blows in two world wars. In 1927 two billion people could find themselves living … Continue reading

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