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D-Day: 8am news

Benedict Cumberbatch reads the 8am news from D-Day

Benedict Cumberbatch reads from the original radio news script from 6 June, 1944.

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.