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Length: 2:20 mins
Date: 29 May 2004
Subject: D Day
 
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Title: Geoffrey Hobbs' D-Day memories

14671119 Private Geoffrey Hobbs, from Slimbridge, Landed on a Normandy beach four days after D Day.

He was a member of the 11th battalion Durham light infantry and he and his comrades were on the way to the front line. There he witnessed the death of his best friend.

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