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Exploring Yorkshire’s French links

Yorkshireman Ray Kershaw uncovers the history of Yorkshire’s French links ahead of the Grand Départ

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Winston Churchill

70 years ago today: June 6th 1944

On 6 June 1944, Winston Churchill announced the landings in France – news of the biggest invasion and largest military campaign the world had seen thus far

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D-Day: Return to the beaches

As the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings approaches, Paul Lamarra describes the people and places

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D-Day: A soldier’s tale

British D-Day veteran Noel Wilkes (pictured as a soldier and today) recounts his experience of wartime France to his great-nephew, Peter Stewart.

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