General Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander of Allied forces during the campaign following D-Day.
Following the war he went on to become President of the United States of America.
Here he broadcasts to the people of Western Europe in a statement prepared for D-Day.
For many of those people of Western Europe a difficult struggle still remained...
People of Western Europe: a landing was made this morning on the coast of France by troops of the Allied Expeditionary Force.
This landing is part of a concerted United Nations' plan for the liberation of Europe, made in conjunction with our great Russian allies.
I have this message for all of you: although the initial assault may not have been made in your own country, the hour of your liberation is approaching.
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Enjoy our new collection of Beatrix Potter's well-known tales retold by an all-star cast for a young audience.
Get to grips with life’s big questions with our new series ‘Just Think…’
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Commemorate the outbreak of WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.
All 13 episodes of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story are available to listen to online.
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