Disappointed at no commemoration for D Day landings

Friday June 6 was the 70th anniversary of Operation Overload, the allied landing on the beaches of Normandy, France in 1944.

As far as I am aware there was no commemoration in March Town.

On Thursday June 5 I rang the District Council, the Town Council and the Royal British Legion to enquire if they were doing anything . All three of theme said they didn’t think so.

However, as I have a flagpole I decided I would fly the Union Jack on June 6 and I put a notice in my window for those who were interested.

The attitude of certain groups annoy me, armed forced day everybody wants to be involves as they do on remembrance Sunday, but when it comes to an event that was the turning point in WWII the attitude is blasé to say the least.

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My criticism is not directed at the general public either, I hope those who possibly should have organised something do have some regret for doing nothing.

This year is also the 70th year since the Arnhem disaster. March was very much involved in that

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Nene Parade


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