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Remembering D-Day: Frank's story

In the Second World War Frank Preston was an Able Seaman in the Royal Navy and served alongside troops from over 12 countries on D-Day.

On 6 June 1944 he played a key role in helping Canadian troops land on the beaches of Normandy.

“The Canadians were good lads. They were fearless.”

D-Day 75

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Frank is one of hundreds of D-Day veterans who we are taking back to Normandy.

D-Day 75

D-Day 75

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Frank is one of hundreds of D-Day veterans who we are taking back to Normandy.

D-Day 75

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Voyage of Remembrance

Travelling on a specially chartered ship, they are returning to the beaches they landed on 75 years ago to remember their comrades who never came home.

Voyage of Remembrance

Travelling on a specially chartered ship, they are returning to the beaches they landed on 75 years ago to remember their comrades who never came home.

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