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D-Day Anniversary

50th anniversary of D-Day, WWII

In 1994, Paul and brother-in-law David took Bill to Normandy for the 50th anniversary of D-Day commemorative ceremony.

Hear the account and enjoy the photographs below. What a glorious occasion it was.

Special Fighting Through Episode 27 – Veterans Bennett and Cheall remember D-Day, WWII

Roy Bennett re-lives his Juno beach landing and more. Bill Cheall re-visits France on the 50th anniversary of D-Day, WWII. Link to the episode


Arromanches, Gold Beach


Remains of Mulberry harbour




Re-enactment troops from Hampshire Regiment - Note TT 50 Div flash


Beach Parade




Fly Past







Bray Dunes - Dunkirk - 1940 memories

The dunes where Bill sheltered from the Stukas

Part of the Atlantic wall that hadn't been there in 1940


Forward to Bills Medals

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