D-Day – what does it mean to you?

The television coverage and newspapers have been full of the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The remembrance of the events from the beaches of France.

It was wonderful to see the few brave men who are left who were part of the invasion, proud and clearly still moved with vivid memories of the day – and the the horrifying days, weeks and months that were to follow. Remembering the comrades who were lost on that day in our history, and the following years. They are now in their autumn years – 70 years ago they were young and barely adults.

I was watching some of the events with my parents who lived at the times

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