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Veteran Len Cox from Looe still going strong

23-08-2015

Second visit to Arromanches this year

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Major General Tony Richardson died.

10-04-2015

Former President of the NVA died aged 92.

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Field of broken dreams

11-09-2014

For the 70th anniversary of operation Market Garden a Dutch songwriter, Maarten Peeters, wrote a song especially about those who gave their lives for our freedom.

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Passing Bill Evans

26-08-2014

Bill Evans (B-coy 2nd South Wales Borderers) passed away aged 93.

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Pictures Normandy 2014 now online

03-08-2014

The pictures are now online.

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Flying the beaches

31-07-2014

have a look

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Letter Dwight D. Eisenhower

02-06-2014

Every soldier who participated in Operation Overlord carried with him a letter written by Eisenhower which urged them all to victory.

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We canít imagine

02-06-2014

A tribute for all of the men and women involved in the D-day landings.

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100 Euros for each Veteran coming to Normandy 70

06-05-2014

ARROMANCHES has 100 Euros TO GIVE TO EACH VETERAN coming to the Normandie 70 commemorations

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D day 70

19-04-2014

Find here some links to the latest news

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23rd Destroyer Flotilla

16-01-2014

I am looking for veterans of the 23rd Destroyer Flotilla and those who attended the 23rd reunions in Portsmouth organised by my father Billy Swift.

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Obituary

01-12-2013

George William Abbott No.9 Branch passed away age 90

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Normandy 2013

20-06-2013

Pictures now online in the Photo Gallery

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THE SANDS OF SWORD

16-06-2013

A poem written by Brian Bignell, a Sword Survivor

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NVA DVD Project

16-06-2013

2014 will mark the 70th anniversary of D Day and will also signal the end of the Normandy Veterans Association (NVA) which will be dissolved later that year. But before the Association fades into history they want to create a permanent record of the testimonies of as many Normandy Veterans as possible for UK archives and heritage, surviving veterans in their final years and as an educational resource for current and future generations.

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D-Day song

28-01-2013

Lars Ake Dahlen from Sweden composed a song based on a true story told by D-Day veteran Thomas J. Martin.

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"D-DAY BEACHES"

07-01-2013

An illistrated companion, new in the bookstore.

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Newbury

11-12-2012

Help wanted for the making of a documentary of the local history of Newbury and West Berkshire.

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Jack Robinson

11-12-2012

Jack Robinson (Birmingham No.9 Branch) passed away age 90.

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HMS Scourge

10-09-2012

HMS Scourge was one of seven ships in the 23rd Destroyer Flotilla. The flotilla paid a heavy price during the D-Day Landings. The following pages include what HMS Scourge did during the run up to, and on, 6th June 1944 D-Day Normandy Landings

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Normandy 2012

13-06-2012

Pictures Normandy now online.

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NEW: Veterans stories

13-06-2012

Two new veterans stories: Edwin Jeffery and Albert Figg

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Taxi visit to the Netherland 2012

12-05-2012

Pictures now online

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Normandy and Whitehall 2012

02-04-2012

News about these anual events.

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Wanted: 10 WWII vets of Op Neptune or Op Dynamo

22-03-2012

HMS Collingwood are opening their new building, Ramsay Building, on 20th April and

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Merry Christmas

25-12-2011

Pictures of Holten Cemetery at Christmas eve.

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Holland 2012

24-10-2011

In May 2012 the London Taxi Charity for War disabled shall be taking approximately 160 veterans in 80 London Taxis to The Netherlands and join the Dutch people in their nationís Liberation celebrations.

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VETERANS AT D-DAY SAILING CUP CELEBRATIONS

16-06-2011

A wonderful sunny Saturday on June 11th was part of the atmosphere to celebrate the winner of the D-Day Sailing Cup at Hythe Sailing Club. Vice Commodore Trevor Tennison welcomed all veterans and guests.

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Service at Ringwood UK

11-06-2011

Report from Helen Playford with slide show

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Pictures Normandy now online

10-06-2011

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NO to windfarms on D-Day beaches

22-05-2011

Please sign the petition and say NO to windfarms on the D-Day beaches

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Birmingham Branch to Normandy is ON

04-04-2011

NVA Birmingham No.9 branch visiting Normandy 4th. to 8th. June 2011, numbers are low at the moment,

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Lt Gen Sir Michael Gray died suddenly

15-03-2011

The Regimental Lieutenant Colonel regrets to inform you of the death of Lt Gen Sir Michael Gray who died suddenly on 13 March 2011 at York District Hospital, aged 78 years.

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East Anglia D Day Memorial Ride

16-02-2011

The East Anglia D-Day Memorial Ride (EADMR), will take place on Saturday 4th June 2011.

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NVA Branch 66 Laying Up of the Standard

04-12-2010

With numbers fading it became time to lay up the Perth Western Australia Branch 66 Normandy Veterans well travelled Standard.

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Marjolein Kuijper passed away aged 47

01-12-2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved niece Marjolein Kuijper, wife of Peter Bruijsten, at the age of 47, after a 8 years fierce battle with cancer

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Piper William (Bill) Millin Memorial Campaign

14-10-2010

On 17th August 2010 aged 88 years the piping world sadly saw the peaceful passing of a true living legend not only as a person but as a Piper and that was of William (Bill) Millin. Bill, was the Ďpersonal piperí to Lord Lovat, Commanding Officer of the 1st Commando Brigade during the Normandy D-Day campaign in 1944.

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Eric Leonard Weeden passed away

06-09-2010

Gunner (195/73rd Anti-Tank Regiment, RA) from Wye,Kent, died on 26 August 2010.

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Bill Millin passed away

23-08-2010

D day piper Bill Millin died on the 16th of August 2010 aged 88

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Anual Veterans Cruise ADLS

17-07-2010

Anual Cruise for Dunkirk and D-Day Veterans on the the River Thames on Sunday 5 September 2010.

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Tom Nicholls passed away

12-07-2010

Funeral at Yardley crematorium, Friday, 16th. July 2010. 1230hrs. for 1300hrs. ceremony.

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Brodsworth Hall

11-07-2010

Were you ever stationed at Brodsworth Hall near Doncaster? Can you give us any clues as to what was going on there between 1940 and the end of the war?

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New Forest Veterans at Hythe D Day Cup Celebration

27-06-2010

A Report by Helen Playford

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Pictures Worthing now online

23-06-2010

Annual outing London Taxi Benevolent Association- see Photo Gallery

Pictures Normandy now online

13-06-2010

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Annual Commemorative Service Grosvenor Park, Chester

28-05-2010

Wirral & Cheshire Branch, Normandy Veterans Association,

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Video films May 6th

13-05-2010

Some Video films of May 6th found on the web. Enjoy!

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New pictures online

12-05-2010

Pictures of Oostebeek, Groesbeek, Hengelo, Zutphen now online. See the photogallery.

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Canadian Leroy Lawes dies just hours before ceremony honouring his father

09-05-2010

Leroy Lawes made the journey to Holland for the Liberation Ceremonies and to visit his fatherís grave. Leroy Lawes said it was going to be the "trip of a lifetime."

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Holland 2010

20-02-2010

Important information for Branches

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