Please read this story, it is a tribute to the armed forces and imperative that we remember all of the effort by all the soldiers. Without the work that these men did D-Day would never have
been a success. Thank you Mr. Merlin Fraser for honoring the men of the 654th. Engineering Topographical Battalion. You did a wonderful job. :o)
For many 2014 is a special year, not only because it is the Centenary of the start of World War One but it also marks the 70th Anniversary of the D Day Landings on the Normandy Beaches. To commemorate these two historic milestones the press and media have gone into overdrive and of course a cynical person like me might view their enthusiasm as just another excuse to rerun all the old War movies once more.
Conversely even they realise the importance of such anniversaries and I am please to say that through the media certain schools created projects involving their senior students visiting mainland Europe and going on a tour called “War Walks” as well as visiting the many War graves where they may find a long lost distant relative.
Of course of no less importance the 70th anniversary of the D Day landings was marked this year by…
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