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date of the Allied landing in France, World War II

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WITH medals glinting on their uniforms, the heroes of D-Day returned to Normandy yesterday to mark 70 years since the day that turned the tide of World War II.
After all, by JuneS 1944, there had been some pretty big D-days in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and all through the Pacific at places like Guadalcanal, New Georgia, Bougainville, New Britain, Kwajalein, Tarawa, even the Aleutian Islands.
It may be the 65th anniversary of the Normandy D-Day campaign this year, but it is also that of Anzio, Cassino, Kohima and Imphal, all which appear to have been forgotten.
SIR - What a silly letter from Paul Mitchell about 'Rhodri Morgan re D-Days, Royal Welsh lateness for Queen, Nationalist writers et al' (July 29).
As well as marking the 60th anniversary of the Normandy Landings in week one, D-Days of a different kind will be the feature of week two.
The source said: "There have been so many D-days and so many false dawns that they have done their best to keep this late move under wraps.
It is not one of those do-or-die D-Days for Dai Young's battlers.
There will definitely be features on airborne units and their operations in future issues, as we come up on the anniversaries of the war's many great D-days.
The Ponty coach has no nerves ahead of their D-days with Double destiny, but he admitted last night that the current strength of his squad is causing him headaches.
Byline: terry butcher OUR ENGLAND EXPERT PICKS HIS SIDE FOR EURO D-DAYS
I just finished reading D-Days in the Pacific, by Donald F.
AIRDRIE are facing two D-days in the ongoing bid to save the club from going bust.