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Remembering D-Day: Norman's story

Norman Penny served in the Royal Signals at D-Day

As a signaler he worked on mobile landing strips, allowing aircraft such as Spitfires to land in Normandy following the invasion on 6 June 1944.

“Nothing like it had ever been attempted before.”

D-Day 75

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Dennis 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, Dennis 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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