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    OMAHA BEACH THEN & NOW

    Interrsting nothing has really changed!!
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    'Tonight my men and I have been through hell and back again, but the look on your faces when we let you out of the hall - we'd do it all again tomorrow.' Major Chris Keeble's words to Goose Green villagers on 29th May 1982 - 2 PARA

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    There's plenty to see all along the coast. Well worth a visit.
    I like Arromanche; it's a good spot to base yourself when visiting the landing beaches.


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    MEN OF 82ND AIRBORNE D-DAY +1

    Nice example of comparisons after war damage, and houses demolished in the interim years in the background at the church in St- Marcouf.
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    'Tonight my men and I have been through hell and back again, but the look on your faces when we let you out of the hall - we'd do it all again tomorrow.' Major Chris Keeble's words to Goose Green villagers on 29th May 1982 - 2 PARA

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    BRITISH PARA'S - UELZEN MONUMENT, GERMANY

    Then and now 2021
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    'Tonight my men and I have been through hell and back again, but the look on your faces when we let you out of the hall - we'd do it all again tomorrow.' Major Chris Keeble's words to Goose Green villagers on 29th May 1982 - 2 PARA

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    Chateau near - UTAH BEACH

    All the top brass including Rommel at a Frenchicon Chateau near UTAH Beach before D-DAY
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    'Tonight my men and I have been through hell and back again, but the look on your faces when we let you out of the hall - we'd do it all again tomorrow.' Major Chris Keeble's words to Goose Green villagers on 29th May 1982 - 2 PARA

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    these are amazing! I don't want the thread to end! wish I had some pics to contribute.

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    A Photo you may not have seen before showing "troops of 3rd Infantry Division on Queen Red beach, Sword area, on the morning of June 6, 1944. In the foreground are sappers of 84 Field Company Royal Engineers, part of No.5 Beach Group. Behind them, medical orderlies of 8 Field Ambulance, RAMC, can be seen assisting wounded men. In the background commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade can be seen disembarking from their landing craft."
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    Here's one of Arnhem.................20th September 1944 and 2021
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    'Tonight my men and I have been through hell and back again, but the look on your faces when we let you out of the hall - we'd do it all again tomorrow.' Major Chris Keeble's words to Goose Green villagers on 29th May 1982 - 2 PARA

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    I don't know if they are still there or not but in 1971 there were plenty of bunkers along the coast of East Anglia in Englandicon

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    Still there until the tide and the weather take them!!
    'Tonight my men and I have been through hell and back again, but the look on your faces when we let you out of the hall - we'd do it all again tomorrow.' Major Chris Keeble's words to Goose Green villagers on 29th May 1982 - 2 PARA

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