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WWII veterans Jeff Haward, Ray Whitwell and Eric Taylor were in France in late May and early June 1940 with the British Expeditionary Force when more than 300,000 allied soldiers were evacuated from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk in an operation codenamed Dynamo Jeff Haward, 100, who lives near Rochester, in Kent, fought from…

 This May the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans would have been taking WWII veterans to 75th anniversary Dutch Liberation and VE Day celebrations. Sadly, these events had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions and many of the veterans will be spending the 8th May alone The Taxi Charity wanted to remind WWII heroes…

For Marie Scott, the 75th anniversary of D-Day has become an even more special year as she has been awarded the highest French decoration – The Legion Of Honour – for the part she played working in Fort Southwick, Portsmouth, listening and collating the Operation Overlord messages. In 1944, 17-year-old Marie worked on the switchboard…