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Letter from Dwight D Eisenhower

This is a copy of a letter from Dwight D Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe during World War II. The letter was written to the soldiers, sailors and airmen under his command as they prepared for the Allied assault on the coast of Normandy in June 1944. It is a message of encouragement to the Forces. 'The tide has turned!' Eisenhower urges. 'The free men of the world are marching together to Victory!'

This letter was provided by William Shand who took part in the Normandy campaign in 1944 and who was interviewed by pupils of Rosebank Primary School, Nairn, as part of a War Detectives project in 2005

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Letter from Dwight D Eisenhower

1940s

War Detectives; World War 2; World War II; Second World War; 2nd World War; Armed Forces; army; navy; air force; RAF; invasion; liberation

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This is a copy of a letter from Dwight D Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe during World War II. The letter was written to the soldiers, sailors and airmen under his command as they prepared for the Allied assault on the coast of Normandy in June 1944. It is a message of encouragement to the Forces. 'The tide has turned!' Eisenhower urges. 'The free men of the world are marching together to Victory!'<br /> <br /> This letter was provided by William Shand who took part in the Normandy campaign in 1944 and who was interviewed by pupils of Rosebank Primary School, Nairn, as part of a War Detectives project in 2005