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BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? returns this summer in series 16 with a star-studded list of celebrities discovering how their ancestor's lives have shaped the world they[...]
Next year's early May Bank Holiday will be moved back by four days for the whole of the UK to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
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Vandals who smashed and damaged graves of war veterans in the run up to the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings have been branded “a disgrace”.
The document, known as 'In Case of Failure', revealed how General Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill would have withdrawn troops sent to the D-Day be[...]
When allied forces landed on the Normandy beaches on D-Day 6th June, 1944, they did so alongside a fleet of bizarre tanks with very special roles – brought into life by v[...]