Derbyshire: Commemorating D Day

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It’s been 70 years since Allied Forces stormed beaches in Normandy to release France from the grip of its Nazi occupiers.

June 6 1944, known as D–Day, was the largest sea borne invasion in history and marked the beginning of the end for Hitler’s campaign.

One Elton farmer was among the thousands of troops who took part in the assault – and lived to tell the tale.

 

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