04 June 2019
CWGC build up to D-Day 75
The CWGC team are on the ground in France, preparing for the D-Day 75 events through out the week
What's happened today?
D-Day veterans unveil CWGC sound installation at Bayeux War Cemetery
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is welcoming people to experience the stories of ‘the greatest generation’ as it today launches a sound installation at CWGC Bayeux War Cemetery.
Updates from the day
Second World War veteran Roy Maxwell, No4 Commando, who landed at Sword Beach on #DDay, listens to our immersive sound installation at @CWGC’s Bayeux War Cemetery alongside #CWGFintern @abi_eagles. Find out more, here: https://t.co/yDcFjoCGk3 #VoicesOfLiberation #DDay75 #WW2 pic.twitter.com/5WjhcpZiCg— WarGravesCommission (@CWGC) 4 June 2019
All set to welcome you all at @CWGC Bayeux War Cemetery to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Normandy. #DDay75 #cwgc #ww2 #LegacyOfLiberation @audreyvchaix pic.twitter.com/xyTU9tQk9W— Louise Dujardin (@lou_dujardin) 4 June 2019
The @CWGC's Portsmouth Naval Memorial will this week be at the heart of events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the invasion of Normandy. Situated on Southsea Common the memorial commemorates 25,000 service personnel from both World Wars. #LegacyOfLiberation #DDay75 #WW2 pic.twitter.com/36l8jeCf59— WarGravesCommission (@CWGC) 3 June 2019