D-Day 75th Anniversary.

Last week, our own Brian Donovan was honoured to attend a tribute to D-Day marine veterans, in the presence of the ships of the Second World War.

 

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Mayor of Ouistreham thanking the service men and women, Ouistreham. Photo: Brian Donovan

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Brian Donovan with other attendees, Ouistreham. Photo: Brian Donovan

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Army vehicle with US flag, Ouistreham. Photo: Brian Donovan

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Soldiers stand to attention, Ouistreham. Photo: Brian Donovan

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One of the ships of the second World War, Ouistreham. Photo: Brian Donovan

 

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Poppy was a cook during the war. Ouistreham. Photo: Brian Donovan

 

Two crosses on the beach where soldiers fell. Ouistreham. Photo: Brian Donovan

 

If you are looking for more resources on WWII, check out these blogs by Findmypast:

https://www.findmypast.ie/blog/community/a-dday-veterans-return-to-normandy

https://www.findmypast.ie/blog/discoveries/12-incredible-d-day-stories

https://www.findmypast.ie/blog/help/where-to-search-for-ww2-ancestors

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