Paignton the loco red

“Omaha” delights the crowds The designers of vintage locomotives know their colours. A steam engine, which is essentially a hot, noisy, intricate machine, can be

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Omaha Beach D-Day80 fly past French Air Force C130 Hercules

Above Omaha Beach…

On a Saturday morning in June 2024, standing on Omaha Beach, the sons of D-Day veteran Stan Mallett saw these aircraft flying past in tribute…

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D-Day 80 Omaha Beach Normandy RAF Stan Mallett

Not exactly to plan…

The nighttime operation did not go exactly to plan… As part of the D-Day 80 commemorations, the visitors and Normandy locals were promised a synchronised,

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May they Rest In Peace

Sleep well, O Valiant Knights As well as visiting the British Normandy Memorial above the beaches of Omaha, Juno, Gold, Sword and Utah just before

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Normandy Field 1

“For Your Tomorrow”

1,475 Silhouettes Standing With Giants installed a staggering 1,475 silhouettes across the wild meadow fields of the British Normandy Memorial in a display called “For

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Commemorative plaque number 52: Chris Kelly

Standing With Giants

Plaque no.52 Frank Mallett writes: I was in Normandy from 31st May to 2nd June, 2024.  I am the proud son of Aircraftman Stan Mallett,

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