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8 June, 1944: 8am news

Benedict Cumberbatch reads the morning news from 8 June, 1944

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch reads the original radio bulletin about the D-Day operations.

The original BBC news reports on the D-Day operations.

Read the hand-annotated BBC radio news scripts from June, 1944. These reports are held at The British Library and are available online here for the first time as a set.