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
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