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VE Day 75

This year our nation marked the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War – VE Day 75.

With your support, the Legion continues to help every member of the Armed Forces community who needs us today. On this historic occasion, we also looked back and expressed our gratitude to the generation who gave so much to preserve our freedom. You can read some of the inspiring messages from our supporters on our message board.

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We thanked people like Eric Strange, who served as a Naval Officer during the Second World War.

We thanked people like Eric Strange, who served as a Naval Officer during the Second World War.

His wartime deployments took him from the Orkneys to Australia, as well as the Normandy beaches on D-Day, where his craft narrowly missed being destroyed by German bombs. 

Though much has changed in the past 75 years, our beliefs have remained the same. We believe that no person who has served to protect our freedom should be left disadvantaged, and neither should their family. 

Eric and his wife, Doreen on their wedding day
Eric and his wife, Doreen on their wedding day

There are thousands of serving and ex-serving people and families who look to us for support. 

We can only be here for them thanks to donations from people like you who share our commitment to providing a lifetime of care. 

That is why your kind support is so important.

 

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