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Attention! It's VE Day 75

TODAY marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day, when the fight against Hitler's Nazi regime ended and the guns in Europe at last fell silent. Britain is not celebrating the anniversary, given the horror the war entailed, but it is right that we honour the sacrifices made by what's often called 'the greatest generation' as they fought to ensure tyranny could not prevail with a commemoration today. Leading the way in Stranraer was Murdo MacLeod, veteran of the Royal Tank Regiment, saluting the heroes of the past at 8am along with thousands of Royal British Legion members across the country.

<< back Published: 08 May 2020, 09:38