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The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

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Seventy years ago, the invasion of Normandy and the liberation of Europe began. Conn Smythe’s 30th Battery (pictured here) saw action at the battle of Caen, part of the push inward after the initial landing at Juno Beach.

Conn Smythe pictured (first row centre), was wounded at the battle, taking a chuck of shrapnel from the German Luftwaffe, which nearly cost him his life.

 

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