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D-Day75: Parachute drop at Sannerville from French and RAF C130 aircraft and Dakotas.

Approximately 280 paratroopers, including 130 UK troops from 16 Air Assault Brigade and 150 from the French Army’s 11e Brigade Parachutiste, carry out a commemorative parachute descent onto fields on the outskirts of Sannerville. In the early hours of 6 June 1944, the same ...

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05/06/2019

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D-Day75: The city of Portsmouth pays tribute to Normandy veterans in the presence of world leaders

Image of Her Majesty The Queen and other dignitaries paying tribute to Normandy veterans at an international event on Southsea Common today (05/06/2019). At an international event on Southsea Common, an audience of veterans, military, senior figures and local residents watc...

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D-Day75: D Day veterans sail into Poole on-board the MV Boudicca

Image shows DDay Veterans John McOwen from the REME 7th Armoured Division (blue beret) and Jim Bick from the 6th Airborne Division) sharing a joke as they sail into Poole onboard the MV Boudicca. DDay 75 commemorations carry on as DDay veterans sail into Poole to be shown th...

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04/06/2019

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D-Day75: Dakota Aircraft visit former RAF Duxford

As part of the D-Day75 anniversary week of events Daks Over Duxford brought the extraordinary story of the Dakota aircraft during D-Day to life. IWM Duxford hosted the largest number of Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Dakota aircraft in one location since the Second World War. The...

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03/06/2019

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RAF TAKES ON ARCTIC CHALLENGE

PICTURED: A pilot maneuvers in a C-130J Hercules 47 Squadron, based a Brize Norton, performing a low-level sortie over Northern Sweden and the Artic Circle. Royal Air Force aircraft and personnel have begun an exercise in Sweden alongside eight other nations to train togeth...

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