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Length: 2:25 mins
Date: 29 May 2004
Subject: D Day
 
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Title: Alan McQuillan's D-Day memories

1480388 RAF Man Alan McQuillan landed in Normandy on the evening of the 6th of June.

In the aftermath of the day's fierce fighting he and his comrades were able to begin the task of making way for the air forces. As the allied occupation continued.

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