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70TH ANNIVERSARY OF
D-Day holds a very special memory in our hearts for it signified the launch of Wartime News just after the 50th Anniversary in 1994. Now 20 years later, the Wartime News website is publishing a "Special Feature", highlighting some of the vivid memories recalled by our veteran readers.
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YES, after a break of over two years, your favorite quarterly publication is back.
It's the same publication but now with 20 pages in each edition and retains the same A4 format. Now Edited by the former Co-Editor, Barry Wilbraham, it features the personal reminiscences of the veterans themselves, most previously unpublished, and covering all aspects of the Second World War.
The first 'paper' edition rolled off the presses at the end of May 2014 in readiness for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.
To those of you reading this for the first time, the publication was the brainchild of Marilyn Ward, who in 1994, was the Co-ordination for the 50th Anniversary of
D-Day in Dorset. Along with County Tourism Officer, Barry Wilbraham, they helped co-ordinate the many veteran groups and parades and produced brochures giving details of all the troop movements at that time, US, Canadian and British, plus maps of where those installations were.
Working with the Normandy authorities, and the ferry operators, a programme began to develop including the commemorations on Utah Beach and Arromanches. From that activity a newsletter was born which introduced a few of the reminiscences of those veterans who could recall those battles, just like it was yesterday.
So, with the support of the many veteran associations, and the veterans themselves, Wartime News was born in 1995. That was 69 issues ago, and it is available now on subscription (UK only).
Escape from the Lancastria
The tragic account of the sinking of the cruise ship off the French Coast near St Nazaire, June 1940
Three Brits accept the surrender of 4,500 Italians
Wingate's Men hold Indaw
A Chinditz story and their hard life in the jungle
151 Wing to Murmansk
Operation Dervish - Churchill's pledge to Stalin to help fight Hitler
Raid on Dresden
149 Squadron - Bomber Command
June 2014 Edition
August 2014 Edition
Please note: Due to a change in ISSN numbers, the title has changed to Wartime Newsreel.
Registered with the British Library.
Wartime News is now available on subscription with the first issue in June. (To cover the 70th Anniversary of D-Day). The next edition is August, which is available now, with two more editions due in this subscription year of November and February 2015.
The annual subscription for the paper copy is £16 for four editions.
a pdf version (for transmission by email) is available for £8
Print: ISSN: 2055-7345 PDF: ISSN - 2055-7353 (Online)
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