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D-Day 80: In their own words

As the nation commemorates the 80th anniversary of the D-Day Landings, we are honoured to share the extraordinary first-hand experiences of our brave veterans who were there, fighting on the beaches of Normandy, each playing their part in the largest amphibious invasion the world has ever seen. 

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A LCVP from the US Coast Guard disembarks troops of the U.S. army's first division on the morning of D-Day

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Veterans' stories

Every one of our veterans has a tale to tell. From those blinded in conflict to those who lost their sight through illness, their stories are often shocking and heartbreaking, but always inspirational. 

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Unseen Stories podcast

Find out more about our beneficiaries and our charity's rich history of helping veterans in our Unseen Stories podcast

Unseen Stories podcast
An archive photograph of a young blind veteran Barbara sitting on an armchair and sewing

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