June 6. NI at D-Day – Billy Moore RUR, William Cooke RN – Eight crossings to D Day beaches. Roll of Honour

D-Day eye-witness accounts from Lisburn’s Billy Moore of the Royal Ulster Rifles and from Tandragee, William Cooke, Royal Navy. Eisenhower’s Message to the forces. Stats in graphic form and On This Day account. In today’s Roll – Six NI infanteers died in 1918. Michael Kelleher RAF of Portstewart died in service in 1942 and six men who died on D Day including Michael McGee DCM from Aughnacloy and James Young from Omagh, both of the Parachute Regiment. Photo – Monty addresses his Irish soldiers before D-Day. 2 Btn Royal Ulster Rifles will be headed for Sword.

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