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Operation Dynamo - 75th Anniversary

In May-June 1940, the British Army launched an ambitious operation to evacuate its soldiers from northern France, where they were being pushed back by Nazi forces. 75 years on, celebrations are underway to commemorate Operation Dynamo.

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21 May 2015

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VE Day - 70th Anniversary

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.

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08 May 2015

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70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Sachsenhausen

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Sachsenhausen, the concentration camp that lies in the German town of Oranienburg, just 35km north of Berlin.

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22 April 2015

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - 72nd Anniversary

Sunday (19th April) marks the 72nd anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the largest Jewish revolt against the Nazis during World War II.

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17 April 2015

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Armistice Day

On the 11th day of the 11th month, the nation comes together to commemorate the Armistice of 1918, which signaled the end of the First World War.

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11 November 2014

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Lest We Forget...

This Sunday the nation will come together to remember the servicemen who have given their lives for our freedom.

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07 November 2014

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New Film Launched at Arromanches 3D Cinema

One of the most popular visits on our WW2 Battlefield tours to Normandy is the Arromanches 3D Cinema. On 2nd February a brand new film was launched.

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14 February 2013

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