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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Brittany Ferries 2019 sailings now on sale

Thinking of a D-Day tour in 2019? Book your ferry crossing now! If you're thinking of visiting the landing beaches of the Normandy Invasion or finding out more about Operation Overlord and the Normandy Campaign, Brittany Ferries' 2019 sailings went on sale on 24 July 2018. Brittany Ferries offers a range of sailings from Britain to [...]

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Frank Bourlet, RIP. Last of the Pegasus Bridge Assault Group

Frank Bourlet RIP. Last Veteran of the Pegasus Bridge. Another veteran leaves us. It is being reported that Frank Bourlet, from Glider No. 1, the last veteran of the Coup de Main group that spearheaded the assault on Pegasus Bridge, has passed away. May he rest in peace.

By | June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Some Very Kind Words From a Fellow Pro Tour Guide

Kind words from New York's finest tour guide Alison and I had the pleasure of meeting Sheldon and Debby Lapidus from Best New York Tours in March 2018. At the time we didn't know that Sheldon was a professional tour guide as he only told us just before they left. We were all the more pleased [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ernie Pyle and Professor Stephen Krankhe

New Ernie Pyle Documentary by Professor Stephen Krankhe On 18th July this year, I was privileged to spend an enthralling day with Professor Stephen Krankhe of Indiana State University. Prof. Krankhe is planning to make a documentary film about the American War Correspondent Ernie Pyle and I was honored to be chosen by him to guide [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: D Day, Normandy, Omaha Beach|0 Comments

Camp Patton – Lucky Forward, Normandy

General George S Patton. Lucky Forward, Nehou, Normandy   General George Patton arrived in Normandy on 6th July 1944, a month after the D-Day landings of 6th June. Until then he had played a crucial role in the allied deception plan Operation Fortitude, convincing the Germans that he would lead a landing in the Pas de [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: D Day, Normandy, Tanks|0 Comments

Juno Beach P-47 Thunderbolt wrecked at St Aubin Sur Mer

An unusual photograph of JUNO Beach is of a P-47 Thunderbolt (42-76279) from 365th Fighter Bomber Group 386th Fighter Squadron U.S. Army Air Force beached close to the sea wall on JUNO Beach. How did it get there? The aircraft was flown by 2nd Lieutentant John Alfred Weese who crash landed into the sea off [...]

MURDER at the Abbaye d’Ardenne

Ardenne Abbey Massacre. June 1944 On 7th, 8th and 17th June 1944, in the immediate aftermath of D-Day, twenty Canadian soldiers were executed by the Germans at the Abbaye d'Ardenne, a massive collection of medieval buildings including an early gothic church, a chateau and farm buildings at Villons les Buissons which today is a suburb [...]

Pegasus Bridge 2017 The Pegasus Bridge over the Caen Canal at Benouville is just as important today as it was on the morning of D-Day in 1944. Over the years some very large vessels have passed by.

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Last Post. Royal Marines School of Music and West Point Military Academy

Click the words "Last Post" in blue below to view the video. Last PostColour Sergeant Bugler Russell Piner from the Royal Marines School of Music and Staff Sergeant Bryan McKinney from West Point Military Academy have collaborated to create a Last Post video that encapsulates a shared ethos: understated excellence, mutual respect and profound appreciation for [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Centaur Infantry Support Tank at Musée Pegasus Memorial

Musée Pegasus Memorial, Centaur Infantry Support Tank. Centaur Infantry Support tank, fitted with a 95mm Howitzer and not an anti-tank gun, Centaurs were used by the Royal Marines in the close support role. This particular tank stood for many years opposite the Cafe Gondrée at Benouville, the first French house to be liberated in Operation Deadstick, [...]

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: Artillery, D Day, Tanks|0 Comments