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70 years since Manx soldiers landed in Normandy

Seventy years ago this week, Manx soldiers landed in Normandy.

Commemorations of D-Day took place across the world last Friday, and it was on June 10 1944 the Manx Regiment landed on “Gold” beach in Normandy.

Arriving just four days after the invasion, Ivor Ramsden, director of the Manx Aviation and Military Museum, says it was an eventful landing for the local men:

 

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