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MUSEUMS & EVENTS
The Highlanders’ Museum is displaying 16 original Victoria Crosses from its huge collections for the first timeThe Highlanders’ Museum near Inverness is the largest regimental museum in the Highlands and the second largest in Scotland. It is located
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Were D-day’s Airborne Landings Almost ‘Futile Slaughter’?
On paper at least the Allied airborne landings supporting D-Day were simple enough. The idea was to protect the flanks using two American divisions to the west and one British division to the east. The only problem with this was that nothing had been
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D-day: The Longest Day, 6 June 1944 The First 24 Hours
Author: Will Fowler Publisher: Amber Books Price: £19.99 Will Fowler’s book promises to provide a detailed view of the first 24 hours of the Normandy landings, the invasion of France that moved World War II into its final phase. With such a book, wh